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chymopapain

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noun chy·mo·pa·pa·in \ˌkī-mō-pə-ˈpā-ən, -ˈpī-ən\

Medical Definition of chymopapain

  1. :  a proteolytic enzyme from the latex of the papaya that is used in meat tenderizer and has been used medically in chemonucleolysis


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