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a-d-galactosidase

Pronunciation: ga-lak'to-sid'as

Definition: An enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of a-d-galactosides to release free d-galactose. A deficiency of type A a-d-galactosidase is associated with Fabry disease.

Synonym(s): melibiase

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