chymotrypsinogen


chymotrypsinogen

chymotrypsinogen [kahy-moh-trip-sin-uh-juh n, -jen] Word Origin noun Biochemistry.

  1. a zymogen that is converted by trypsin to chymotrypsin.

Origin of chymotrypsinogen First recorded in 1930–35; chymotrypsin + -o- + -gen Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 British Dictionary definitions for chymotrypsinogen chymotrypsinogen noun

  1. the inactive precursor of chymotrypsin

Word Origin for chymotrypsinogen C20: from chymotrypsin + -gen Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 chymotrypsinogen in Medicine chymotrypsinogen [kī′mō-trĭp-sĭn′ə-jən, -jĕn′] n.

  1. A precursor of chymotrypsin in the pancreas.

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