Meaning of PROTEASE in English

PROTEASE

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1903 any of numerous enzymes that hydrolyze proteins and are classified according to the most prominent functional group (as serine or cysteine) at the active site

Merriam Webster. Explanatory English dictionary Merriam Webster.      Толковый словарь английского языка Мерриам-Уэбстер.