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trypsinogen

[ trip-sin-uh-juhn, -jen ]
/ trɪpˈsɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /
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noun Biochemistry.
a precursor of trypsin that is secreted by the pancreas and is activated to trypsin in the small intestine.
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Origin of trypsinogen

First recorded in 1885–90; trypsin + -o- + -gen
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British Dictionary definitions for trypsinogen

trypsinogen
/ (trɪpˈsɪnədʒən) /

noun
the inactive precursor of trypsin that is converted to trypsin by the enzyme enterokinase
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