dihydrolase etymology

English word dihydrolase comes from English di-, English hydrolase

Detailed word origin of dihydrolase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
di- English (eng) (uncommon) Alternative form of dis-. Two, twice, or double A form of dia- before a vowel.
hydrolase English (eng) (enzyme) An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a substrate.
dihydrolase English (eng) (enzyme) Any hydrolase that catalyzes a reaction involving two hydrolyses.

Words with the same origin as dihydrolase

Descendants of di-
benzodiazepine diallylic diaryl diasterane diazepam dicadmium dichromic acid didendron diepoxy diester diethyl difunctional digirth dilithium dimethyl dimorph diniobium diode dioxide dipetalous dipyridine discandium dizygous morphine diglucuronide radon difluoride