- any of the class of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of peptides or peptones to amino acids.
Origin of peptidase
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- any of a group of proteolytic enzymes that hydrolyse peptides to amino acids
- An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of peptides into amino acids.