peptidase

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noun pep·ti·dase \ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Definition of peptidase

  1. :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes simple peptides or their derivatives

First Known Use of peptidase

1918


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peptidase

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noun pep·ti·dase \ˈpep-tə-ˌdās, -ˌdāz\

Medical Definition of peptidase

  1. :  an enzyme that hydrolyzes simple peptides or their derivatives—compare protease


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