peptidase


pep·ti·dase

noun \ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Definition of PEPTIDASE

:  an enzyme that hydrolyzes simple peptides or their derivatives

First Known Use of PEPTIDASE

1918

pep·ti·dase

noun \ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PEPTIDASE

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

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