steapsin


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tri·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol li·pase

the fat-splitting enzyme in pancreatic juice; it hydrolyzes triacylglycerol to produce a diacylglycerol and a fatty acid anion; a deficiency of the hepatic enzyme results in hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia.

steapsin

(stē-ăp′sĭn)
n.
A digestive enzyme of pancreatic juice that catalyzes the hydrolysis of fats to fatty acids and glycerol.

steapsin

pancreatic expase.

tri·ac·yl·glyc·er·ol li·pase

(trī-as'il-glis'ĕr-ol lip'ās)
The fat-splitting enzyme in pancreatic juice; it hydrolyzes triacylglycerol to produce a diacylglycerol and a fatty acid anion; a deficiency of the hepatic enzyme results in hypercholesterolemia and hypertriglyceridemia.
Synonym(s): steapsin.

steapsin

the fat-splitting enzyme (lipase) of the pancreatic juice.