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enterokinase

/ˌɛntərəʊˈkaɪneɪz/
noun
1.
an enzyme in intestinal juice that converts trypsinogen to trypsin
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enterokinase in Medicine

enterokinase en·ter·o·ki·nase (ěn'tə-rō-kī'nās', -nāz', -kĭn'ās', -āz')
n.
An enzyme secreted by the upper intestinal mucosa that catalyzes the conversion of the inactive trypsinogen to trypsin. Also called enteropeptidase.

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