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aminopeptidase

[ uh-mee-noh-pep-ti-deys, -deyz, am-uh-noh- ]
/ əˌmi noʊˈpɛp tɪˌdeɪs, -ˌdeɪz, ˌæm ə noʊ- /
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noun Biochemistry.
any of several intestinal hydrolytic enzymes that remove an amino acid from the end of a peptide chain having a free amino group.
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