HPN

(redirected from serine protease hepsin)

HPN

A gene on chromosome 19q11-q13.2 that encodes a type-II transmembrane serine protease involved in cellular functions, including coagulation, maintenance of cell morphology and growth and progression of certain cancers (e.g., of the prostate).

Home parenteral nutrition (HPN)

Long-term parenteral nutrition, given through a central venous catheter and administered in the patient's home.
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