phos·pho·mono·es·ter·ase -.män-ō-'es-tə-.rās, -.rāz n a phosphatase that acts on monoesters

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phos·pho·mono·es·ter·ase (fos″fo-mon″o-esґtər-ās) any of a group of enzymes that act as phosphatases on phosphomonoester substrates; however, the term is usually used to denote acid phosphatase or alkaline phosphatase specifically.

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