collagenase

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

Definition of collagenase

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

First Known Use of collagenase

1926


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collagenase

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

Medical Definition of collagenase

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


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