Definition of lipase noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

lipase

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈlaɪpeɪs//
 
, NAmE//ˈlɪpeɪs//
 
[uncountable](chemistry)
 
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an enzyme (= a chemical substance in the body) that makes fats change into acids and alcohol
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