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Medical Term:

carboxypeptidase A

Pronunciation: kar-bok′sē-pep′ti-dās

Definition: A hydrolase that releases C-terminal amino acids, with the exception of C-terminal arginyl, lysyl, and prolyl residues. A zinc-containing exopeptidase.

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