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steapsin

[stee-ap-sin] /stiˈæp sɪn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the lipase present in pancreatic juice.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; stea(r)- + (pe)psin
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steapsin

/stɪˈæpsɪn/
noun
1.
(biochem) a pancreatic lipase
Word Origin
C19: from Greek stear fat + pepsin
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steapsin in Medicine

steapsin ste·ap·sin (stē-āp'sĭn)
n.
A digestive enzyme of pancreatic juice that catalyzes the hydrolysis of fats to fatty acids and glycerol. Also called triacylglycerol lipase.

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