amygdalase

noun

amyg·​da·​lase -də-ˌlās, -ˌlāz How to pronounce amygdalase (audio)
: an enzyme found in the bitter almond that contributes to the hydrolysis of amygdalin to hydrocyanic acid

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“Amygdalase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/amygdalase. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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