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cho•lin•es•ter•ase



Pronunciation: (kō"lu-nes'tu-rās", -rāz", kol"u-), [key]
n. Biochem.
an enzyme, found esp. in the heart, brain, and blood, that hydrolyzes acetylcholine to acetic acid and choline.

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cholinergiccholinolytic
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