cholinesterase definition

  • noun:
    • An enzyme discovered mostly at neurological endings that catalyzes the hydrolysis of acetylcholine into acetic acid and choline.
    • An enzyme, in muscle tissue, nerves an such like, that catalyzes the hydrolysis of acetylcholine
    • an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine (into choline and acetic acid)

Related Sources

  • Definition for "cholinesterase"
    • An enzyme discovered mostly at neurological endings that…
    • View More
  • Sentence for "cholinesterase"
    • Fortunately, nerves contain an enzyme called…
    • View More
  • Hypernym for "cholinesterase"
  • Same Context for "cholinesterase"
53 votes

How would you define cholinesterase?

All the definitions on AZdictionary were written by people just like you. Now's your chance to add your own!