arginase(redirected from canavanase)
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An enzyme found primarily in the liver that catalyzes the hydrolysis of arginine to form urea and ornithine.
[From German Arginin, arginine; see arginine.]
an enzyme which hydrolyses arginine into ornithine and urea
ar•gi•nase(ˈɑr dʒəˌneɪs, -ˌneɪz)
a liver enzyme that converts arginine to urea.