amylopsin [am΄ə läp′sin]
amylase produced in the pancreas

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am·y·lop·sin (ăm'ə-lŏpʹsĭn) n.
The starch-digesting amylase produced by the pancreas and present in pancreatic juice.
  [amylo- + trypsin.]

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  • Amylopsin — Am y*lop sin, n. [Amylum + Gr. ? appearance.] (Physiol. Chem.) The diastase of the pancreatic juice. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • amylopsin — [am΄ə läp′sin] n. [ AMYLO + (TRY)PSIN] amylase produced in the pancreas …   English World dictionary

  • amylopsin — noun Etymology: amyl + psin (as in trypsin) Date: circa 1881 the amylase of the pancreatic juice …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • amylopsin — noun A pancreatic form of amylase …   Wiktionary

  • amylopsin — The amylase of pancreatic juice. * * * am·y·lop·sin .am ə läp sən n the amylase of the pancreatic juice …   Medical dictionary

  • amylopsin — n. enzyme which converts starch into sugar (Biochemistry) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • amylopsin — am·y·lop·sin …   English syllables

  • amylopsin — /æməˈlɒpsən/ (say amuh lopsuhn) noun Obsolete an enzyme of the pancreatic juice, capable of converting starch into sugar; pancreatic amylase. {blend of amylolysis and pepsin} …  

  • amylopsin —   n. digestive ferment in pancreatic juice …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • amylopsin — n. Biochem. an enzyme of the pancreas that converts starch into maltose. Etymology: AMYL after pepsin …   Useful english dictionary

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