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amidase

[am-i-deys, -deyz] /ˈæm ɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an acid amide.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; amid- + -ase
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amidase in Medicine

amidase am·i·dase (ām'ĭ-dās', -dāz')
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of monocarboxylic amides, thus freeing ammonia. Also called acylamidase, acylase.

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