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waste-disposal unit (redirected from waste-disposal units)
An electric-motor-driven device for grinding waste food and disposing of it through the plumbing drainage pipes; may be installed without a grease trap
in a residence.
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A cell marks proteins with this "kiss of death" molecule--itself a small protein--and then shuttles the doomed proteins to its waste-disposal units
, called proteasomes.