Medical Dictionary


noun de·am·i·nase \(ˈ)dē-ˈam-ə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of DEAMINASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes amino compounds (as amino acids) with removal of the amino group

Variants of DEAMINASE

de·am·i·nase also des·am·i·nase \(ˈ)des-\
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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