erepsin


erep·sin

noun \i-ˈrep-sən\

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

erep·sin

noun \i-ˈrep-sən\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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