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peptidase

noun pep·ti·dase \ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Definition of PEPTIDASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes simple peptides or their derivatives
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First Known Use of PEPTIDASE

1918
Medical Dictionary

peptidase

noun pep·ti·dase \ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of PEPTIDASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes simple peptides or their derivatives—compare protease

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