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Medical Term:

exo-1,4-a-d-glucosidase

Pronunciation: ek'so-glu-ko'si-das

Definition: A hydrolase removing terminal a-1,4-linked d-glucose residues from nonreducing ends of chains, with release of ß-d-glucose.

Synonym(s): acid maltase, amyloglucosidase, ?-amylase, glucoamylase

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