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chymotrypsinogen

[kahy-moh-trip-sin-uh-juh n, -jen]
noun Biochemistry.
  1. a zymogen that is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin.
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Origin of chymotrypsinogen

First recorded in 1930–35; chymotrypsin + -o- + -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for chymotrypsinogen

chymotrypsinogen

noun
  1. the inactive precursor of chymotrypsin
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Word Origin

C20: from chymotrypsin + -gen
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chymotrypsinogen in Medicine

chymotrypsinogen

(kī′mō-trĭp-sĭnə-jən, -jĕn′)
n.
  1. A precursor of chymotrypsin in the pancreas.
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