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proteinase

[proh-tee-neys, -neyz, -tee-i-]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. any of a group of enzymes that are capable of hydrolyzing proteins.
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Origin of proteinase

First recorded in 1925–30; protein + -ase
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British Dictionary definitions for proteinase

proteinase

noun
  1. another name for endopeptidase
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proteinase in Medicine

proteinase

(prōtn-ās′, -āz′)
n.
  1. A protease that begins the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins usually by splitting them into polypeptide chains.
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proteinase in Science

proteinase

[prōtn-ās′]
  1. A protease that begins the hydrolytic breakdown of proteins, usually by splitting them into polypeptide chains.
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