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Trypsin

Trypsin is a proteolytic enzyme in pancreatic juice.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Trypsin
- A proteolytic ferment, or enzyme, present in the pancreatic juice. Unlike the pepsin of the gastric juice, it acts in a neutral or alkaline fluid, and not only converts the albuminous matter of the food into soluble peptones, but also, in part, into leucin and tyrosin.
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