[ am-i-deys, -deyz ]
/ ˈæm ɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz /
an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of an acid amide.
Words nearby amidase
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Medicine definitions for amidase
[ ăm′ĭ-dās′, -dāz′ ]
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of monocarboxylic amides, thus freeing ammonia.acylamidase acylase
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