dipeptidase

noun
di·​pep·​ti·​dase | \ dī-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās How to pronounce dipeptidase (audio) , -ˌdāz \

Definition of dipeptidase

: any of various enzymes that hydrolyze dipeptides but not polypeptides

First Known Use of dipeptidase

1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Dipeptidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dipeptidase. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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dipeptidase

noun
di·​pep·​ti·​dase | \ dī-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz How to pronounce dipeptidase (audio) \

Medical Definition of dipeptidase

: any of various enzymes that hydrolyze dipeptides but not polypeptides

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