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exopeptidase

Syllabification: ex·o·pep·ti·dase
Pronunciation: /ˌeksōˈpeptədās
 
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Definition of exopeptidase in English:

noun

Biochemistry
An enzyme that breaks the terminal peptide bond in a peptide chain.

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