elastase

noun elas·tase \ i-ˈla-ˌstās , -ˌstāz \

Definition of elastase

: an enzyme especially of pancreatic juice that digests elastin

Origin and Etymology of elastase

elastin + -ase


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elastase

noun elas·tase \ i-ˈlas-ˌtās, -ˌtāz \

medical Definition of elastase

: an enzyme especially of pancreatic juice that digests elastin

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