- the lipase present in pancreatic juice.
Origin of steapsin
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The fat-digesting enzym of the pancreatic juice is steapsin.Encyclopedia of Diet
- biochem a pancreatic lipase
C19: from Greek stear fat + pepsin
- A digestive enzyme of pancreatic juice that catalyzes the hydrolysis of fats to fatty acids and glycerol.triacylglycerol lipase