amidase

noun
am·​i·​dase | \ ˈa-mə-ˌdās How to pronounce amidase (audio) , -ˌdāz \

Definition of amidase

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes acid amides usually with the liberation of ammonia

First Known Use of amidase

circa 1904, in the meaning defined above

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“Amidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amidase. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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amidase

noun
am·​i·​dase | \ ˈam-ə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz How to pronounce amidase (audio) \

Medical Definition of amidase

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes acid amides usually with the liberation of ammonia

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