Catalase meaning

kătl-ās, -āz
An enzyme found in the blood and in most living cells that catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide into water and oxygen.
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An enzyme, found in blood and tissues, that decomposes hydrogen peroxide into water and free oxygen.
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An enzyme found in living cells that catalyzes the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide, a potentially harmful oxidizing agent, into water and oxygen.
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An enzyme found in the liver that catalyses the decomposition of hydrogen peroxide to water and oxygen.
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Origin of catalase

  • catal(ysis) –ase

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition