amylopsin

noun

am·​y·​lop·​sin ˌa-mə-ˈläp-sən How to pronounce amylopsin (audio)
: the amylase of the pancreatic juice

Word History

Etymology

amyl- + -psin (as in trypsin)

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amylopsin was in 1878

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Cite this Entry

“Amylopsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amylopsin. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

amylopsin

noun
am·​y·​lop·​sin ˌam-ə-ˈläp-sən How to pronounce amylopsin (audio)
: the amylase of the pancreatic juice
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