proteoclastic


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pro·te·o·clas·tic

 (prō′tē-ō-klăs′tĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or causing proteolysis; proteolytic.

[proteo- + Greek klastos, broken (from klān, to break) + -ic.]
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proteoclastic

(ˌprəʊtɪəʊˈklæstɪk)
n
(Biochemistry) another word for proteolytic
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