prunase

noun
pru·​nase | \ ˈprü-ˌnās \

Medical Definition of prunase

: an enzyme that accelerates the hydrolysis of prunasin, is found in yeast and in bitter almonds, and is one of two enzymes involved in the hydrolysis of amygdalin

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