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Medical Term:

β-amylase

Pronunciation: am′il-ās

Definition: A glucanohydrolase yielding β-maltose units from the nonreducing ends of 1,4-α-glucans. An exoamylase.

Synonym(s): glycogenase, saccharogen amylase

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