Definition of peptidolytic in US English:

peptidolytic

adjective

Biochemistry
  • Of, relating to, or involving peptidolysis; causing peptidolysis.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From peptide + -o- + -lytic.

Pronunciation

peptidolytic

/ˌpɛptɪdə(ʊ)ˈlɪtɪk/