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pepsinogen

noun pep·sin·o·gen \pep-ˈsi-nə-jən\

Definition of PEPSINOGEN

:  a granular zymogen of the gastric glands that is readily converted into pepsin in a slightly acid medium
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Origin of PEPSINOGEN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1878
Medical Dictionary

pepsinogen

noun pep·sin·o·gen \pep-ˈsin-ə-jən\

Medical Definition of PEPSINOGEN

:  a granular zymogen of the gastric glands that is readily converted into pepsin in a slightly acid medium

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