Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

2017 Word of the Year

chymotrypsinogen

[kahy-moh-trip-sin-uh-juh n, -jen] /ˌkaɪ moʊ trɪpˈsɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/
noun, Biochemistry.
1.
a zymogen that is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin.
Origin of chymotrypsinogen
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35; chymotrypsin + -o- + -gen
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for chymotrypsinogen

chymotrypsinogen

/ˌkaɪməʊtrɪpˈsɪnədʒɪn/
noun
1.
the inactive precursor of chymotrypsin
Word Origin
C20: from chymotrypsin + -gen
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
chymotrypsinogen in Medicine

chymotrypsinogen chy·mo·tryp·sin·o·gen (kī'mō-trĭp-sĭn'ə-jən, -jěn')
n.
A precursor of chymotrypsin in the pancreas.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for chymotrypsinogen

Word Value for chymotrypsinogen

0
35
Scrabble Words With Friends