antitrypsin

[ăn′tē-trĭpsĭn, ăn′tī-]

n.

A serum protein that inhibits the activity of trypsin and other proteolytic enzymes.

Nearby words

  1. antitreponemal,
  2. antitropic,
  3. antitrust,
  4. antitrust legislation,
  5. antitruster,
  6. antitrypsin deficiency,
  7. antitryptic,
  8. antitussive,
  9. antitwilight arch,
  10. antitype


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