arginase

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noun ar·gi·nase \ˈär-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Definition of arginase

  1. :  a crystalline enzyme that converts naturally occurring arginine into ornithine and urea

Origin and Etymology of arginase

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1904


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arginase

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noun ar·gi·nase \ˈär-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of arginase

  1. :  a crystalline enzyme that converts naturally occurring arginine into ornithine and urea


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