amidase

noun

am·​i·​dase ˈa-mə-ˌdās How to pronounce amidase (audio)
-ˌdāz
: an enzyme that hydrolyzes acid amides usually with the liberation of ammonia

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

circa 1904, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amidase was circa 1904

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“Amidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amidase. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

Medical Definition

amidase

noun
am·​i·​dase ˈam-ə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz How to pronounce amidase (audio)
: an enzyme that hydrolyzes acid amides usually with the liberation of ammonia
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