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trypsinogen

 [trip-sin´o-jen]
the inactive precursor of trypsin, secreted by the pancreas and activated to trypsin by contact with enterokinase.

tryp·sin·o·gen

, trypsogen (trip-sin'ō-jen, trip'sō-jen),
An inactive protein secreted by the pancreas that is converted into trypsin by the action of enteropepsidase.
Synonym(s): protrypsin

trypsinogen

/tryp·sin·o·gen/ (trip-sin´o-jen) the inactive precursor of trypsin, secreted by the pancreas and activated in the duodenum by cleavage by enteropeptidase.

trypsinogen

(trĭp-sĭn′ə-jən)
n.
The inactive precursor of trypsin, produced by the pancreas and converted to trypsin in the small intestine by enterokinase.

trypsinogen

[tripsin′əjən]
Etymology: Gk, tripsis + genein, to produce
the inactive precursor form of trypsin. Trypsinogen is secreted in pancreatic juice and converted to active trypsin through the action of enterokinase in the intestine. Also called protrypsin.

tryp·sin·o·gen

, trypsogen (trip-sin'ō-jen, trip'sō-jen)
An inactive protein secreted by the pancreas that is converted into trypsin by the action of enteropeptidase.

trypsinogen

The precursor of TRYPSIN produced by the pancreas that is converted into the active form, trypsin, when acted upon by the enzyme enterokinase in the small intestine.

trypsinogen

see TRYPSIN.

trypsinogen

the inactive precursor of trypsin, secreted by the pancreas and activated to trypsin by contact with enterokinase.