Dictionary

ficin

noun fi·cin \ˈfī-sən\

Definition of FICIN

:  a protease obtained from the latex of fig trees and used as an anthelmintic and protein digestive

Origin of FICIN

Latin ficus fig
First Known Use: 1930
Medical Dictionary

ficin

noun fi·cin \ˈfīs-ən\

Medical Definition of FICIN

:  a protease that is obtained from the latex of fig trees and is used as an anthelmintic and protein digestive

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: ficklePrevious Word in the Dictionary: FicidaeAll Words Near: ficin
June 30, 2015
disinformation Hear it
false information deliberately spread
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears