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

adjective Biochemistry.

causing the hydrolysis of peptides.

Origin of peptidolytic

First recorded in 1965–70; peptide + -o- + -lytic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for peptidolytic

[ pĕp′tĭ-dō-lĭtĭk ]


Of or relating to the cleavage of peptides.
Causing the digestion of peptides.
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