/ (ˌɛntərəʊˈkaɪneɪz) /
Save This Word!
an enzyme in intestinal juice that converts trypsinogen to trypsin
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
Words nearby enterokinase
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
How to use enterokinase in a sentence
Another variety is the activating enzymes or kinases such as the enterokinase of the intestine.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
Medical definitions for enterokinase
[ ĕn′tə-rō-kī′nās′, -nāz′, -kĭn′ās′, -āz′ ]
An enzyme secreted by the upper intestinal mucosa that catalyzes the conversion of the inactive trypsinogen to trypsin.enteropeptidase
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.