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steapsin

[ stee-ap-sin ]

noun

, Biochemistry.
  1. the lipase present in pancreatic juice.


steapsin

/ stɪˈæpsɪn /

noun

  1. biochem a pancreatic lipase


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Word History and Origins

Origin of steapsin1

First recorded in 1895–1900; stea(r)- + (pe)psin
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Word History and Origins

Origin of steapsin1

C19: from Greek stear fat + pepsin
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Example Sentences

The fat-digesting enzym of the pancreatic juice is steapsin.

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