exopeptidase

noun
exo·​pep·​ti·​dase | \ ˌek-sə-ˈpep-tə-ˌdās How to pronounce exopeptidase (audio) , -ˌdāz \

Definition of exopeptidase

: any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyze peptide bonds formed by the terminal amino acids of peptide chains : peptidase — compare endopeptidase

First Known Use of exopeptidase

1936, in the meaning defined above

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“Exopeptidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exopeptidase. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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exopeptidase

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

Medical Definition of exopeptidase

: any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyze peptide bonds formed by the terminal amino acids of peptide chains : peptidase — compare endopeptidase

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