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Meaning of chymopapain

chy•mo•pa•pa•in

Pronunciation: (kī"mō-pu-pā'in, -pī'in), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. an enzyme derived from the tropical papaya fruit that is used in some circumstances to treat herniated disks.
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