peptidolytic

peptidolytic

[pep-ti-doh-lit-ik]
adjective Biochemistry.
causing the hydrolysis of peptides.

Origin:
1965–70; peptide + -o- + -lytic

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peptidolytic pep·ti·do·lyt·ic (pěp'tĭ-dō-lĭt'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Of or relating to the cleavage of peptides.

  2. Causing the digestion of peptides.

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