lipase Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Definition of “lipase” - English Dictionary

Definition of "lipase" - American English Dictionary

See all translations

lipasenoun [U]

 /ˈlɑɪ·peɪs, -peɪz/
biology a ​substance that is ​producedmainly in the pancreas (= ​bodyorgan) and ​helps the ​body to ​digest lipids (= ​fats and ​oils)
(Definition of lipase from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Definition of "lipase" - British English Dictionary

See all translations

lipasenoun [U]

uk   /ˈlaɪ.peɪz/  us   /ˈlɪp.eɪs/ specialized
a ​substance that is ​producedmainly in the pancreas and that ​helps the ​body to ​digestlipids
(Definition of lipase from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of lipase?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day
public school

in England, an expensive type of private school (= school paid for by parents not by the government)

Word of the Day