uricase

noun
uri·​case | \ ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌkās, -ˌkāz How to pronounce uricase (audio) \

Medical Definition of uricase

: an enzyme that promotes oxidation of uric acid to allantoin, carbon dioxide, and other products and that is found especially in the liver, kidney, and brains of most animals other than primates

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“Uricase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/uricase. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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