pepsinogen

noun pep·sin·o·gen \ pep-ˈsi-nə-jən \

Definition of pepsinogen

: a granular zymogen of the gastric glands that is readily converted into pepsin in a slightly acid medium

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pepsinogen

noun pep·sin·o·gen \ pep-ˈsin-ə-jən \

medical Definition of pepsinogen

: a granular zymogen of the gastric glands that is readily converted into pepsin in a slightly acid medium

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