Definition of amylase noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

amylase

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈæməˌleɪs//
 
, NAmE//‑ˌleɪz//
 
[uncountable](chemistry)
 
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an enzyme (= a substance that helps a chemical change to take place) that allows the body to change some substances into simple sugars
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