amidohydrolase etymology

English word amidohydrolase comes from English hydrolase, English amido

Detailed word origin of amidohydrolase

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
hydrolase English (eng) (enzyme) An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a substrate.
amido English (eng) (organic chemistry) The univalent radical -NH2 when attached via a carboxyl group.
amidohydrolase English (eng) Any of a class of hydrolases that act upon amide bonds.

Words with the same origin as amidohydrolase

Descendants of amido
osmiamic acid