cholinesterase cholinesterase

Definition(s):

  • (n) an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine (into choline and acetic acid)

Usage(s):

  • Four years ago, while studying cholinesterase, he stumbled on a chemical, nicknamed PAM, which proved an effective antidote to deadly nerve gases.

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