autoproteolysis etymology

English word autoproteolysis comes from English proteolysis, English auto-

Detailed word origin of autoproteolysis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
proteolysis English (eng) (biochemistry) The hydrolysis of proteins into peptides and amino acids; especially as part of the digestion of food.
auto- English (eng) (from automatic) automatic. (from automobile) relating to cars or the driving of cars. Regarding oneself.
autoproteolysis English (eng) (biochemistry) Spontaneous proteolysis.

Words with the same origin as autoproteolysis

Descendants of proteolysis
Descendants of auto-
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