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proteolysis

proteolysis

noun pro·te·ol·y·sis \ˌprō-tē-ˈä-lə-səs\

Definition of PROTEOLYSIS

:  the hydrolysis of proteins or peptides with formation of simpler and soluble products

Origin of PROTEOLYSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1880

proteolysis

noun pro·te·ol·y·sis \ˌprōt-ē-ˈäl-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural pro·te·ol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of PROTEOLYSIS

:  the hydrolysis of proteins or peptides with formation of simpler and soluble products (as in digestion)

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