How Do You Spell CALLA?

Correct spelling for the English word "calla" is [k_ˈa_l_ə], [kˈalə], [kˈalə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Common Misspellings for CALLA

Below is the list of 264 misspellings for the word "calla".

Similar spelling words for CALLA

Plural form of CALLA is CALLAS

Definition of CALLA

  1. Enzyme that is a major constituent of kidney brush-border membranes and is also present to a lesser degree in the brain and other tissues. It preferentially catalyzes cleavage at the amino group of hydrophobic residues of the B-chain of insulin as well as opioid peptides and other biologically active peptides. The enzyme is inhibited primarily by EDTA, phosphoramidon, and thiorphan and is reactivated by zinc. Neprilysin is identical to common acute lymphoblastic leukemia antigen (CALLA), an important marker in the diagnosis of human acute lymphocytic leukemia. EC

Anagrams of CALLA

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Usage Examples for CALLA

  1. The long rows of calla lilies against the opposite wall looked ghostlike in the darkness, and seemed to have turned their white faces towards him. - "The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories" by Bret Harte
  2. Mr. Burbank waves his wand, and the native poppy turns to deepest crimson, the white of the calla lily becomes a gorgeous yellow, rose and blackberry lose their thorns, the cactus its spines. - "History of California" by Helen Elliott Bandini

What does calla stand for?

Abbreviation CALLA means:

  1. CALL antigen
  2. common acute lymphoid leukemia antigen