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bromelin

/ ˈbrəʊməlɪn /

noun

  1. a protein-digesting enzyme (see endopeptidase ) found in pineapple and extracted for use in treating joint pain and inflammation, hay fever, and various other conditions


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bromelin1

C19: from Bromelia type genus of pineapple family (see bromeliad ) + -in

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