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pty•a•lin



Pronunciation: (tī'u-lin), [key]
n. Biochem.
an enzyme in the saliva that converts starch into dextrin and maltose. Also called salivary amylase.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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