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urease

[yoo r-ee-eys, -eyz]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. an enzyme that changes urea into ammonium carbonate, occurring in bacteria, fungi, etc.
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Origin of urease

First recorded in 1895–1900; ure(a) + -ase
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British Dictionary definitions for urease

urease

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

urease

(yurē-ās′, -āz′)
n.
  1. An enzyme that cataylzes the hydrolysis of urea to form ammonium carbonate.
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