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

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“Chymotrypsinogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chymotrypsinogen. Accessed 24 Nov. 2020.

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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

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