amylopsin

/ (ˌæmɪˈlɒpsɪn) /

noun

an enzyme of the pancreatic juice that converts starch into sugar; pancreatic amylase

Word Origin for amylopsin

C19: from amylo (lysis) + (pe) psin
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amylopsin

[ ăm′ə-lŏpsĭn ]

n.

The starch-digesting amylase produced by the pancreas and present in pancreatic juice.
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