chymotrypsinogen

noun
chy·​mo·​tryp·​sin·​o·​gen | \ ˌkī-mō-ˌtrip-ˈsi-nə-jən How to pronounce chymotrypsinogen (audio) \

Definition of chymotrypsinogen

: a zymogen that is secreted by the pancreas and is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin

First Known Use of chymotrypsinogen

1933, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chymotrypsinogen

chymotrypsin + -o- + -gen

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about chymotrypsinogen

Dictionary Entries near chymotrypsinogen

chymist

chymoplasm

chymotrypsin

chymotrypsinogen

chypre

chyron

chytra

Statistics for chymotrypsinogen

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for chymotrypsinogen

The first known use of chymotrypsinogen was in 1933

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for chymotrypsinogen

chymotrypsinogen

noun
chy·​mo·​tryp·​sin·​o·​gen | \ -ˌtrip-ˈsin-ə-jən How to pronounce chymotrypsinogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of chymotrypsinogen

: a zymogen that is secreted by the pancreas and is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin

Comments on chymotrypsinogen

What made you want to look up chymotrypsinogen? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!