erepsin

noun erep·sin \ i-ˈrep-sən \

Definition of erepsin

: a mixture of exopeptidases obtained especially from the intestinal juice

Origin and Etymology of erepsin

International Scientific Vocabulary er- (probably from Latin eripere to snatch away, from e- + rapere to seize) + pepsin — more at rapid


Medical Dictionary

erepsin

noun erep·sin \ i-ˈrep-sən \

medical Definition of erepsin

: a proteolytic fraction obtained especially from the intestinal juice and known to be a mixture of exopeptidases

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