proteolysis

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

Definition of proteolysis

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

Origin and Etymology of proteolysis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1880


Medical Dictionary

proteolysis

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

Medical Definition of proteolysis

plural

proteolyses

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  1. :  the hydrolysis of proteins or peptides with formation of simpler and soluble products (as in digestion)


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