Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A proteolytic enzyme that is regulated by the concentration of calcium ions.

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  • n. Any of a family of enzymes that regulate calcium in the body

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Probably cal(cium) + p(rote)a(se) + -in.

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