amylopsin

noun
am·​y·​lop·​sin | \ ˌa-mə-ˈläp-sən How to pronounce amylopsin (audio) \

Definition of amylopsin

: the amylase of the pancreatic juice

First Known Use of amylopsin

1878, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amylopsin

amyl- + -psin (as in trypsin)

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“Amylopsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amylopsin. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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amylopsin

noun
am·​y·​lop·​sin | \ ˌam-ə-ˈläp-sən How to pronounce amylopsin (audio) \

Medical Definition of amylopsin

: the amylase of the pancreatic juice

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