aminase

noun
am·​i·​nase | \ ˈaməˌnās \
plural -s

Definition of aminase

: any of a group of enzymes capable of promoting assimilation of ammonia

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First Known Use of aminase

1920, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aminase

amin- + -ase

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“Aminase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aminase. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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