pepsinogen


pep·sin·o·gen

noun \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

Origin of PEPSINOGEN

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1878

pep·sin·o·gen

noun \pep-ˈsin-ə-jən\   (Medical Dictionary)

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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