Definition of erepsin
: a mixture of exopeptidases obtained especially from the intestinal juice
Origin of erepsin
International Scientific Vocabulary er- (probably from Latin eripere to snatch away, from e- + rapere to seize) + pepsin — more at rapid
First Known Use: 1902
Medical Definition of erepsin
: a proteolytic fraction obtained especially from the intestinal juice and known to be a mixture of exopeptidases
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