histaminase


his·ta·mi·nase

noun \hi-ˈsta-mə-ˌnās, ˈhis-tə-mə-, -ˌnāz\

Definition of HISTAMINASE

:  a widely occurring flavoprotein enzyme that oxidizes histamine and various diamines

Origin of HISTAMINASE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1930

his·ta·mi·nase

noun \his-ˈtam-ə-ˌnās, ˈhis-tə-mə-, -ˌnāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HISTAMINASE

: a widely occurring flavoprotein enzyme that oxidizes histamine and various diamines—called also diamine oxidase

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