protease

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pro·te·ase

noun \ˈprōt-ē-ˌās, -ˌāz\

Definition of PROTEASE

: any of numerous enzymes that hydrolyze proteins and are classified according to the most prominent functional group (as serine or cysteine) at the active site—called also proteinase; compare peptidase

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