acidoproteolyte

noun ac·i·do·pro·te·o·lyte \¦a-sə-(ˌ)dō-ˈprō-tē-ə-ˌlīt\

Definition of acidoproteolyte

plural

-s

  1. :  any bacterium attacking protein in an acid medium including certain bacteria used for the ripening of cheeses and other dairy products

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Origin and Etymology of acidoproteolyte

back-formation from acidoproteolytic


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