dipeptidase

noun

di·​pep·​ti·​dase dī-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās How to pronounce dipeptidase (audio)
-ˌdāz
: any of various enzymes that hydrolyze dipeptides but not polypeptides

Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dipeptidase was in 1927

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“Dipeptidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dipeptidase. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

dipeptidase

noun

di·​pep·​ti·​dase dī-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz How to pronounce dipeptidase (audio)
: any of various enzymes that hydrolyze dipeptides but not polypeptides
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