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elastase

noun elas·tase \i-ˈlas-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Definition of ELASTASE

:  an enzyme especially of pancreatic juice that digests elastin

Origin of ELASTASE

elastin + -ase
First Known Use: 1949
Medical Dictionary

elastase

noun elas·tase \i-ˈlas-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Medical Definition of ELASTASE

:  an enzyme especially of pancreatic juice that digests elastin

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