pancreatin

noun
pan·​cre·​a·​tin | \ pan-ˈkrē-ə-tən How to pronounce pancreatin (audio) ; ˈpaŋ-krē-, ˈpan- \

Definition of pancreatin

: a mixture of enzymes from the pancreatic juice also : a preparation containing such a mixture

First Known Use of pancreatin

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Pancreatin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pancreatin. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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pancreatin

noun
pan·​cre·​atin | \ pan-ˈkrē-ət-ən; ˈpaŋ-krē- How to pronounce pancreatin (audio) , ˈpan- How to pronounce pancreatin (audio) \

Medical Definition of pancreatin

: a mixture of enzymes from the pancreatic juice also : a preparation containing such a mixture obtained from the pancreas of the domestic swine or ox and used as a digestant

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