al·​lan·​to·​in·​ase | \ -ˌnās \
plural -s

Definition of allantoinase

: an enzyme occurring especially in animals other than mammals that hydrolyzes allantoin

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First Known Use of allantoinase

circa 1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allantoinase

allantoin + -ase

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“Allantoinase.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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