L–asparaginase

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noun L–as·par·a·gi·nase \ˈel-a-ˈsper-ə-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz, -ˈspa-rə-\

Definition of L–asparaginase

  1. :  an enzyme that breaks down the physiologically commoner form of asparagine, is obtained especially from bacteria, and is used especially to treat leukemia

First Known Use of l–asparaginase

1962


Medical Dictionary

L–asparaginase

noun L–as·par·a·gi·nase \ˈel-as-ˈpar-ə-jə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of L–asparaginase

  1. :  an enzyme that breaks down the physiologically commoner form of asparagine, is obtained especially from bacteria, and is used especially to treat leukemia


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