Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

amidase

[am-i-deys, -deyz]
See more synonyms for amidase on Thesaurus.com
noun Biochemistry.
  1. an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an acid amide.
Show More

Origin of amidase

First recorded in 1920–25; amid- + -ase
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

amidase in Medicine

amidase

(ămĭ-dās′, -dāz′)
n.
  1. An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of monocarboxylic amides, thus freeing ammonia.acylamidase acylase
Show More
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.