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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1877, in the meaning defined above

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pepsino-

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pepsitensin

-pepsy

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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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