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[″ + -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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Venes, Donald, editor. "Lipase." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740724/all/lipase.
Lipase. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740724/all/lipase. Accessed June 8, 2023.
Lipase. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740724/all/lipase
Lipase [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 08]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/740724/all/lipase.
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