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histaminase

[hi-stam-uh-neys, -neyz] /hɪˈstæm əˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz/
noun, Biochemistry, Pharmacology
1.
an enzyme that catalyzes the decomposition of histamine, used in treating allergies.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; histamine + -ase
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British Dictionary definitions for hist aminase

histaminase

/hɪˈstæmɪˌneɪs/
noun
1.
an enzyme, occurring in the digestive system, that inactivates histamine by removal of its amino group Also called diamine oxidase
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hist aminase in Medicine

histaminase his·tam·i·nase (hĭ-stām'ə-nās', -nāz', hĭs'tə-mə-)
n.
An enzyme that inactivates histamine and is found in the digestive system.

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