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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



bromelain  listen  (BROH-meh-layn)

  An enzyme found in pineapples that breaks down other proteins, such as collagen and muscle fiber, and has anti-inflammatory properties. It is used as a meat tenderizer in the food industry.