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chymotrypsinogen

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noun chy·mo·tryp·sin·o·gen \-ˌtrip-ˈsi-nə-jən\

Definition of chymotrypsinogen

  1. :  a zymogen that is secreted by the pancreas and is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin



1933

First Known Use of chymotrypsinogen

1933


Medical Dictionary

chymotrypsinogen

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noun chy·mo·tryp·sin·o·gen \-ˌtrip-ˈsin-ə-jən\

Medical Definition of chymotrypsinogen

  1. :  a zymogen that is secreted by the pancreas and is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin




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