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Medical Term:

dipeptidyl peptidase

Pronunciation: dī-pep′ti-dil pep′ti-dās

Definition: A hydrolase occurring in a number of forms: dipeptidyl peptidase I, dipeptidyl transferase, cleaving dipeptides from the amino end of polypeptides; dipeptidyl peptidase II, with properties similar to those of I, has a different specificity and acts preferably on tripeptides; dipeptidyl peptidase III acts on longer peptides.