enterokinase

noun en·tero·ki·nase \ ˌen-tə-rō-ˈkī-ˌnās , -ˌnāz \

Definition of enterokinase

: an enzyme especially of the duodenal mucosa that activates trypsinogen by converting it to trypsin

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enterokinase

noun en·tero·ki·nase \ ˌent-ə-rō-ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz \

medical Definition of enterokinase

: an enzyme especially of the upper intestinal mucosa that activates trypsinogen by converting it to trypsin

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