Definitions for ureaseˈyʊər iˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
u•re•aseˈyʊər iˌeɪs, -ˌeɪz(n.)
an enzyme that changes urea into ammonium carbonate, occurring in bacteria, fungi, etc.
Origin of urease:
an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea into carbon dioxide and ammonia; is present in intestinal bacteria
the enzyme, found in soil bacteria and some plants, that catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea into ammonia and carbon dioxide
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of urea and water to carbon dioxide and ammonia. EC 22.214.171.124.