proteinase

noun
pro·​tein·​ase | \ ˈprō-tə-ˌnās How to pronounce proteinase (audio) , -ˌnāz; ˈprō-ˌtē(-ə)-ˌnās, -ˌnāz\

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1907, in the meaning defined above

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proteinase

noun
pro·​tein·​ase | \ ˈprōt-ᵊn-ˌās How to pronounce proteinase (audio) , ˈprō-ˌtēn- How to pronounce proteinase (audio) , ˈprōt-ē-ən-, -āz\

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