pancreatin: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (pan'krē-u-tin, pang'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a substance containing the pancreatic enzymes, trypsin, amylase, and lipase.
  2. a commercial preparation of this substance, obtained from the pancreas of the hog or ox, and used chiefly as a digestive.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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