HyperDic: papain

English > 1 sense of the word papain:
NOUNsubstancepapaina proteolytic enzyme obtained from the unripe papaya
English > papain: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningA proteolytic enzyme obtained from the unripe papaya; used as a meat tenderizer.
BroaderenzymeAny of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
Spanishpapaína

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