deaminate

verb
de·​am·​i·​nate | \ (ˌ)dē-ˈa-mi-ˌnāt How to pronounce deaminate (audio) \
deaminated; deaminating

Definition of deaminate

transitive verb

: to remove the amino group from (a compound)

Other Words from deaminate

deamination \ (ˌ)dē-​ˌa-​mi-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce deaminate (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of deaminate

1926, in the meaning defined above

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“Deaminate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/deaminate. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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deaminate

transitive verb
de·​am·​i·​nate | \ -ˌnāt How to pronounce deaminate (audio) \
deaminated; deaminating

Medical Definition of deaminate

: to remove the amino group from (a compound)

Other Words from deaminate

deamination \ (ˌ)dē-​ˌam-​ə-​ˈnā-​shən How to pronounce deaminate (audio) \ noun

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