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Medical Term:

lipase

Pronunciation: li'pas, lip'as

Definition: In general, any fat-splitting or lipolytic enzyme; a carboxylesterase, triacylglycerol lipase, phospholipase A2, lipoprotein lipase.

Synonym(s): triacylglycerol lipase

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