[trip-sin-uh-juh n, -jen]
Origin of trypsinogen
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- the inactive precursor of trypsin that is converted to trypsin by the enzyme enterokinase
- The inactive precursor of trypsin, produced by the pancreas and converted to trypsin in the small intestine by enterokinase.
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