trypsinogen

noun
tryp·​sin·​o·​gen | \ trip-ˈsi-nə-jən How to pronounce trypsinogen (audio) \

Definition of trypsinogen

: the inactive substance released by the pancreas into the duodenum to form trypsin

First Known Use of trypsinogen

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trypsinogen

trypsin + -o- + -gen

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“Trypsinogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trypsinogen. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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trypsinogen

noun
tryp·​sin·​o·​gen | \ trip-ˈsin-ə-jən How to pronounce trypsinogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of trypsinogen

: the inactive substance released by the pancreas into the duodenum to form trypsin

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