colipase

[ kō-lĭpās′, -līpās′ ]

n.

A small protein in pancreatic juice that is essential for the action of pancreatic lipase.

Nearby words

  1. coliform bacteria,
  2. coligny,
  3. colima,
  4. colin,
  5. colinear,
  6. coliphage,
  7. coliseum,
  8. colistin,
  9. colitic,
  10. colitis


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