chymosin

/ (ˈkaɪməsɪn) /

noun

another name for rennin

Nearby words

  1. chyme,
  2. chymification,
  3. chymistry,
  4. chymopapain,
  5. chymopoiesis,
  6. chymotrypsin,
  7. chymotrypsinogen,
  8. chypre,
  9. chyron,
  10. chytrid

Word Origin for chymosin

C20: from chyme + -ose ² + -in

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Medicine definitions for chymosin

chymosin

[ kīmə-sĭn ]

n.

rennin

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Science definitions for chymosin

chymosin

[ kīmə-sĭn ]

See rennin.
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