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pancreatin

[pan-kree-uh-tin, pang-] /ˈpæn kri ə tɪn, ˈpæŋ-/
noun
1.
Biochemistry. a substance containing the pancreatic enzymes, trypsin, amylase, and lipase.
2.
a commercial preparation of this substance, obtained from the pancreas of the hog or ox, and used chiefly as a digestive.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; pancreat- + -in2
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British Dictionary definitions for pancreatin

pancreatin

/ˈpæŋkrɪətɪn/
noun
1.
the powdered extract of the pancreas of certain animals, such as the pig, used in medicine as an aid to digestion by virtue of the enzymes it contains
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pancreatin in Medicine

pancreatin pan·cre·a·tin (pāng'krē-ə-tĭn, pān'-, pān-krē'ə-tĭn)
n.
A mixture of pancreatic juice enzymes, such as amylase, lipase, and trypsin, extracted from animals such as cattle or hogs and used as a digestive aid.

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