proteolysis

noun pro·te·ol·y·sis \ ˌprō-tē-ˈä-lə-səs \

Definition of proteolysis

: the hydrolysis of proteins or peptides with formation of simpler and soluble products

Origin and Etymology of proteolysis

New Latin


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proteolysis

noun pro·te·ol·y·sis \ ˌprōt-ē-ˈäl-ə-səs \

medical Definition of proteolysis

plural proteolyses play \-ˌsēz\
: the hydrolysis of proteins or peptides with formation of simpler and soluble products (as in digestion)

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