Definition of cellobiohydrolase in US English:

cellobiohydrolase

noun

Biochemistry
  • An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of cellulose to cellobiose.

Origin

1970s. From cellobio- + hydrolase.

Pronunciation

cellobiohydrolase

/ˌsɛlə(ʊ)ˌbʌɪəʊˈhʌɪdrəleɪz/