ptyalin

Definitions of ptyalin
1

n an amylase secreted in saliva

Type of:
amylase
any of a group of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic juice and parts of plants; help convert starch to sugar

Sign up, it's free!

Whether you're a student, an educator, or a lifelong learner, Vocabulary.com can put you on the path to systematic vocabulary improvement.