glutaminase

noun
glu·​ta·​min·​ase | \ ˈglü-tə-mə-ˌnās How to pronounce glutaminase (audio) , glü-ˈta-mə-, -ˌnāz How to pronounce glutaminase (audio) \

Definition of glutaminase

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes glutamine to glutamic acid and ammonia

First Known Use of glutaminase

1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Glutaminase.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glutaminase. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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glutaminase

noun
glu·​ta·​min·​ase | \ ˈglüt-ə-mə-ˌnās How to pronounce glutaminase (audio) , glü-ˈtam-ə- How to pronounce glutaminase (audio) , -ˌnāz \

Medical Definition of glutaminase

: an enzyme that hydrolyzes glutamine to glutamic acid and ammonia

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