histaminase

noun
his·​ta·​mi·​nase | \ hi-ˈsta-mə-ˌnās How to pronounce histaminase (audio) , ˈhi-stə-mə-, -ˌnāz \

Definition of histaminase

: a widely occurring flavoprotein enzyme that oxidizes histamine and various diamines

First Known Use of histaminase

1930, in the meaning defined above

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“Histaminase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/histaminase. Accessed 6 May. 2021.

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histaminase

noun
his·​ta·​mi·​nase | \ his-ˈtam-ə-ˌnās How to pronounce histaminase (audio) , ˈhis-tə-mə- How to pronounce histaminase (audio) , -ˌnāz \

Medical Definition of histaminase

: a widely occurring flavoprotein enzyme that oxidizes histamine and various diamines

called also diamine oxidase

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