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erepsin (ɪˈrɛpsɪn)
a mixture of proteolytic enzymes secreted by the small intestine
[C20 er-, from Latin ēripere to snatch (from rapere to seize) + (p)epsin]

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erepsin e·rep·sin (ĭ-rěp'sən)
An enzyme complex found in intestinal and pancreatic juices that functions in the breakdown of polypeptides into amino acids.

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