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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