histaminase

noun

his·​ta·​mi·​nase hi-ˈsta-mə-ˌnās How to pronounce histaminase (audio)
ˈhi-stə-mə-,
-ˌnāz
: a widely occurring flavoprotein enzyme that oxidizes histamine and various diamines

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

1930, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of histaminase was in 1930

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“Histaminase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/histaminase. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

Medical Definition

histaminase

noun
his·​ta·​mi·​nase his-ˈtam-ə-ˌnās How to pronounce histaminase (audio) ˈhis-tə-mə- How to pronounce histaminase (audio)
-ˌnāz
: a widely occurring flavoprotein enzyme that oxidizes histamine and various diamines

called also diamine oxidase

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