lipase

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(lĭ′pās)

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(lī′pās)
[″ + -ase, enzyme]
A fat-splitting enzyme found in blood, pancreatic secretion, and tissues. Emulsified fats are changed in the stomach to fatty acids and glycerol by gastric lipase.
SEE: digestion; SEE: enzyme

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(lĭ′pās)

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(lī′pās)
[″ + -ase, enzyme]
A fat-splitting enzyme found in blood, pancreatic secretion, and tissues. Emulsified fats are changed in the stomach to fatty acids and glycerol by gastric lipase.
SEE: digestion; SEE: enzyme

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