Definition of “lipase” - English Dictionary

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“lipase” in British English

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lipasenoun [ U ]

uk /ˈlaɪ.peɪz/ us /ˈlɪp.eɪs/ specialized

a substance that is produced mainly in the pancreas and that helps the body to digest lipids

(Definition of “lipase” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“lipase” in American English

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lipasenoun [ U ]

/ˈlɑɪ·peɪs, -peɪz/

biology a substance that is produced mainly in the pancreas (= body organ) and helps the body to digest lipids (= fats and oils)

(Definition of “lipase” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)