Origin of peptidolytic

First recorded in 1965–70; peptide + -o- + -lytic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

peptidolytic in Medicine


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