adjective Biochemistry.
causing the hydrolysis of peptides.

1965–70; peptide + -o- + -lytic Unabridged
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peptidolytic pep·ti·do·lyt·ic (pěp'tĭ-dō-lĭt'ĭk)

  1. Of or relating to the cleavage of peptides.

  2. Causing the digestion of peptides.

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