peptidolytic

[pep-ti-doh-lit-ik]

Origin of peptidolytic

First recorded in 1965–70; peptide + -o- + -lytic
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peptidolytic in Medicine

peptidolytic

[pĕp′tĭ-dō-lĭtĭk]
adj.
  1. Of or relating to the cleavage of peptides.
  2. Causing the digestion of peptides.
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