Peptolytic



[pep-tuh-lit-ik] /ˌpɛp təˈlɪt ɪk/

adjective, Biochemistry.
1.
causing the hydrolysis of peptides.

peptolytic pep·to·lyt·ic (pěp’tə-lĭt’ĭk)
adj.

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