from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of urease.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A ferment which decomposes urea with the formation of ammonium carbonate. It occurs in various bacteria and has also been demonstrated in the mammalian liver.
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Lea and Miquel further proved that the hydrolysis is due to an enzyme -- urase -- separable with difficulty from the bacteria concerned.