thiaminase

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noun thi·ami·nase \thī-ˈa-mə-ˌnās, ˈthī-ə-mə-, -ˌnāz\

Definition of thiaminase

  1. :  an enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of thiamine

Origin and Etymology of thiaminase

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1938


Medical Dictionary

thiaminase

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noun thi·ami·nase \thī-ˈam-ə-ˌnās, ˈthī-ə-mə-, -ˌnāz\

Medical Definition of thiaminase

  1. :  an enzyme that catalyzes the breakdown of thiamine


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