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trypsinogen

[trip-sin-uh-juh n, -jen] /trɪpˈsɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a precursor of trypsin that is secreted by the pancreas and is activated to trypsin in the small intestine.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; trypsin + -o- + -gen
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  • trypsinogen is a substance that is normally produced in the pancreas and released into the small intestine.
British Dictionary definitions for trypsinogen

trypsinogen

/trɪpˈsɪnədʒən/
noun
1.
the inactive precursor of trypsin that is converted to trypsin by the enzyme enterokinase
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trypsinogen in Medicine

trypsinogen tryp·sin·o·gen (trĭp-sĭn'ə-jən) or tryp·so·gen (trĭp'sə-jən)
n.
The inactive precursor of trypsin, produced by the pancreas and converted to trypsin in the small intestine by enterokinase.

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