antitrypsin

noun
an·​ti·​tryp·​sin | \ ˈant-i-ˌtrip-sən, ˈan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antitrypsin (audio) \

Medical Definition of antitrypsin

: a substance that inhibits the action of trypsin — see alpha-1-antitrypsin

Other Words from antitrypsin

antitryptic \ -​ˌtrip-​tik How to pronounce antitryptic (audio) \ adjective

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“Antitrypsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/antitrypsin. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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