peptidolytic

[ pep-ti-doh-lit-ik ]
/ ˌpɛp tɪ doʊˈlɪt ɪk /

adjective Biochemistry.

causing the hydrolysis of peptides.

QUIZZES

CAN YOU GUESS THESE WORDS FROM AROUND THE US?

American English is not always as it appears to be ... get to know regional words in this quiz!
Question 1 of 10
A bet is synonymous with a wager, but what does it mean in New York?

Origin of peptidolytic

First recorded in 1965–70; peptide + -o- + -lytic
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Medical definitions for peptidolytic

peptidolytic
[ pĕp′tĭ-dō-lĭtĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to the cleavage of peptides.
Causing the digestion of peptides.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.