pepsinogen

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noun pep·sin·o·gen \pep-ˈsi-nə-jən\

Definition of pepsinogen

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

Origin and Etymology of pepsinogen

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1877


Medical Dictionary

pepsinogen

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noun pep·sin·o·gen \pep-ˈsin-ə-jən\

Medical Definition of pepsinogen

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


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