amidase

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noun am·i·dase \ˈa-mə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Definition of amidase

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

Origin and Etymology of amidase

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1904


Medical Dictionary

amidase

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noun am·i·dase \ˈam-ə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of amidase

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


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