[ prō′tē-ō-klăstĭk ]


Of, relating to, or causing proteolysis; proteolytic.
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Examples from the Web for proteoclastic

  • It is ascribed by Duchaek to a selective action on the proteoclastic enzyme, but without satisfactory evidence.

  • It also contains the enzymes of the juice, including the proteoclastic enzyme, and the hexosephosphatase (p. 54).