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pancreatin definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: extract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes; used to treat pancreatitis and other conditions involving insufficient pancreatic secretions

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: circa 1860 a mixture of enzymes from the pancreatic juice; also a preparation containing such a mixture

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a digestive extract containing pancreatic enzymes, prepared from animal pancreases.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pancreatin Pan"cre*a*tin, n. [See Pancreas.] (Physiol. Chem.) One of the digestive ferments of the pancreatic juice; also, a preparation containing such a ferment, made from the pancreas of animals, and used in medicine as an aid to digestion. Note: By some the term pancreatin is restricted to the amylolytic ferment of the pancreatic juice, by others it is applied to trypsin, and by still others to steapsin.




 


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