uropepsin

noun

uro·​pep·​sin ˌyu̇r-ō-ˈpep-sən How to pronounce uropepsin (audio)
: a proteolytic hormone found in urine especially in cases of peptic ulcers and other disorders of the digestive tract

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“Uropepsin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/uropepsin. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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