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

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