antiprotease etymology

English word antiprotease comes from English anti-, English protease ((enzyme) An enzyme that cuts or cleaves proteins.)

Detailed word origin of antiprotease

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
anti- English (eng) (immunology) That reacts with immunoglobins found in the specified animal.. Against, hostile to.. Contrasting with the norm.. Counteracting, neutralizing.. Opposite of, reverse.. Physically opposite: applied to mountain ranges.. Related to antiparticles.
protease English (eng) (enzyme) An enzyme that cuts or cleaves proteins.
antiprotease English (eng) Anything that inhibits the action of a protease.

Words with the same origin as antiprotease

Descendants of anti-
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