collagenase

noun col·la·ge·nase \ kə-ˈla-jə-ˌnās , ˈkä-lə-jə- , -ˌnāz \

Definition of collagenase

: any of a group of proteolytic enzymes that decompose collagen and gelatin

First Known Use of collagenase

1926


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collagenase

noun col·la·ge·nase \ kə-ˈlaj-ə-ˌnās , ˈkäl-ə-jə- , -ˌnāz \

medical Definition of collagenase

: any of a group of proteolytic enzymes that decompose collagen and gelatin

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