Definition of lecithinase in English:

lecithinase

noun

Biochemistry
  • another term for phospholipase
    • ‘Although lecithinase activity has been investigated in a variety of plants 1-6, the occurrence of lecithinases in chloroplasts has not been reported before.’
    • ‘C. celatum differs from C. paraperfringens by the absence of lecithinase activity and by the production of acid from starch.’

Pronunciation:

lecithinase

/ˈlɛsɪθɪˌneɪz/