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glutaminase

noun glu·ta·min·ase \ˈglü-tə-mə-ˌnās, glü-ˈta-mə-, -ˌnāz\

Definition of GLUTAMINASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes glutamine to glutamic acid and ammonia

First Known Use of GLUTAMINASE

1938

glutaminase

noun glu·ta·min·ase \ˈglüt-ə-mə-ˌnās, glü-ˈtam-ə-, -ˌnāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of GLUTAMINASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes glutamine to glutamic acid and ammonia

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