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trehalase

Pronunciation: tre'ha-las

Definition: A glycosidase secreted in the duodenum that hydrolyzes a-glycosidic 1,1 bonds; an absence or deficiency of this enzyme will lead to deficient digestion of trehalose (autosomal recessive).

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