L-asparaginase

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L-as·par·a·gi·nase | \ˈel-a-ˈsper-ə-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz, -ˈspa-rə-\

Definition of L-asparaginase 

: an enzyme that breaks down the physiologically commoner form of asparagine, is obtained especially from bacteria, and is used especially to treat leukemia

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1962, in the meaning defined above

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L-asparaginase

noun
L-as·par·a·gi·nase | \ˈel-as-ˈpar-ə-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of L-asparaginase 

: an enzyme that breaks down the physiologically commoner form of asparagine, is obtained especially from bacteria, and is used especially to treat leukemia

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