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tryptase

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noun tryp·tase \ˈtrip-ˌtās, -ˌtāz\

Medical Definition of tryptase

  1. :  a protease of human mast cells that has been implicated as a pathological mediator of numerous allergic and inflammatory conditions (as asthma, rhinitis, and conjunctivitis)


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