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amidase

noun am·i·dase \ˈa-mə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Definition of AMIDASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes acid amides usually with the liberation of ammonia
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Origin of AMIDASE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1921
Medical Dictionary

amidase

noun am·i·dase \ˈam-ə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of AMIDASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes acid amides usually with the liberation of ammonia

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