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urease

[yoo r-ee-eys, -eyz] /ˈyʊər iˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
an enzyme that changes urea into ammonium carbonate, occurring in bacteria, fungi, etc.
Origin of urease
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; ure(a) + -ase
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British Dictionary definitions for urease

urease

/ˈjʊərɪˌeɪs; -ˌeɪz/
noun
1.
an enzyme occurring in many plants, esp fungi, that converts urea to ammonium carbonate
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urease in Medicine

urease u·re·ase (yur'ē-ās', -āz') or u·rase (yur'ās', -āz')
n.
An enzyme that cataylzes the hydrolysis of urea to form ammonium carbonate.

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