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proteolysis

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noun pro·te·ol·y·sis \ˌprōt-ē-ˈäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of proteolysis

plural proteolyses \-ˌsēz\play

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




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