Hyaluronidase definition

hīə-lo͝o-rŏnĭ-dās, -dāz
An enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of hyaluronic acid in the body, thereby increasing tissue permeability to fluids.
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An enzyme that inactivates hyaluronic acid by breaking down its polymeric structure, thus promoting the diffusion of substances through tissues: found in sperm cells, certain venoms and bacteria, etc.
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An enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of hyaluronic acid in the body, thereby increasing tissue permeability to fluids.
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(biochemistry) Any enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of hyaluronic acid.
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Noun

Singular:
hyaluronidase
Plural:
hyaluronidases