|See also chymotrypsin an enzyme occurring in pancreatic juice: it catalyses the hydrolysis of proteins to peptides and is secreted from the pancreas in the form of trypsinogen|
|[C19 tryp-, from Greek tripsis a rubbing, from tribein to rub + |
trypsin tryp·sin (trĭp'sĭn)
An enzyme of pancreatic juice that hydrolyzes proteins into smaller polypeptide units.
tryptic tryp·tic (trĭp'tĭk)
Relating to or resulting from trypsin.