Definition of glycosidase in English:

glycosidase

noun

Biochemistry
  • Any enzyme that breaks down glycosidic linkages.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Chemical Review. From glycoside + -ase, probably after German Glykosidase.

Pronunciation

glycosidase

/ɡlʌɪˈkɒsɪdeɪz/