arginase

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arginase

 [ahr´jĭ-nās]
an enzyme of the liver that splits arginine into urea and ornithine.
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ar·gi·nase

(ar'ji-nās),
An enzyme of the liver that catalyzes the hydrolysis of l-arginine to l-ornithine and urea; a key enzyme of the urea cycle. A deficiency of arginase leads to arginemia.
Synonym(s): canavanase
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arginase

(är′jə-nās′, -nāz)
n.
An enzyme found primarily in the liver that catalyzes the hydrolysis of arginine to form urea and ornithine.
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ar·gi·nase

(ahr'ji-nās)
An enzyme of the liver that catalyzes the hydrolysis of l-arginine to l-ornithine and urea; a key enzyme of the urea cycle.
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