glutaminase

noun

glu·​ta·​min·​ase ˈglü-tə-mə-ˌnās How to pronounce glutaminase (audio) glü-ˈta-mə- How to pronounce glutaminase (audio)
-ˌnāz
: an enzyme that hydrolyzes glutamine to glutamic acid and ammonia

Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of glutaminase was in 1938

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Cite this Entry

“Glutaminase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glutaminase. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

glutaminase

noun
glu·​ta·​min·​ase ˈglüt-ə-mə-ˌnās How to pronounce glutaminase (audio) glü-ˈtam-ə- How to pronounce glutaminase (audio)
-ˌnāz
: an enzyme that hydrolyzes glutamine to glutamic acid and ammonia
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