from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An enzyme found primarily in the liver that catalyzes the hydrolysis of arginine to form urea and ornithine.
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- n. An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of arginine to form urea and ornithine
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ferment which causes the decomposition of arginin into ornithin and urea. It has been found in the liver, the thymus, lymph glands, the mucosa of the small intestine, etc.
From German Arginin, arginine; see arginine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)