Definition of Chymase

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any of a family of serine proteases present in mast cells ¹



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Medical Definition of Chymase

1. Catalyses conversion of angiotensin I to angiotensin II; serine protease found in mucosal mast cells, globule leucocytes of human skin and lung but not in granulated lymphocytes; found in skeletal muscle of diabetic rats; chymotrypsin-like protease; see also mast cell protease type II Registry number: EC 3.4.21.39 Synonym: rat mast cell protease, mast cell protease, chymotrysin-like protease, mast cell protease I, mast cell proteinase-1 (26 Jun 1999)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chymase

chylopoetic
chylopoiesis
chylopoietic
chylorrhoea
chylosis
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chylous arthritis
chylous ascites
chylous hydrothorax
chylous urine
chyluria
chylurias
chylus
chymase (current term)
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