[lahy-eys, -eyz] /ˈlaɪ eɪs, -eɪz/
any of various enzymes, as decarboxylase, that catalyze reactions involving the formation of or addition to a double bond.
any enzyme that catalyses the separation of two parts of a molecule by the formation of a double bond between them
lyase ly·ase (lī’ās’)
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the formation of double bonds by removing chemical groups from a substrate without hydrolysis or catalyze the addition of chemical groups to double bonds.
- Lymph cell
noun 1. another name for lymphocyte
[lahy-erd] /ˈlaɪ ərd/ adjective, Chiefly Scot. 1. streaked or spotted with gray or white.
[lim-fi-dee-muh] /ˌlɪm fɪˈdi mə/ noun, Pathology. 1. the accumulation of lymph in soft tissue with accompanying swelling, often of the extremities: sometimes caused by inflammation, obstruction, or removal of lymph channels. lymphedema lym·phe·de·ma (lĭm’fĭ-dē’mə) n. Swelling, especially in subcutaneous tissues, as a result of obstruction of lymphatic vessels or lymph nodes, with accumulation of lymph […]
lymphemia lym·phe·mi·a (lĭm-fē’mē-ə) n. The presence of unusually large numbers of lymphocytes or their precursors in the blood.
- Lymph follicle
lymph follicle or lymphatic follicle n. Any of the spherical masses of lymphoid cells frequently having a more lightly staining center. Also called lymph nodule.