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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: pepsin (0.01091 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to pepsin.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: pepsin pepsin n : an enzyme produced in the stomach that splits proteins into peptones
English → English (gcide) Definition: Pepsin Pepsin \Pep"sin\, n. [Gr. ? a cooking, digesting, digestion, fr. ?, ?, to cook, digest: cf. F. pepsine. Cf. Dyspepsia.] (Physiol. Chem.) An unorganized proteolytic ferment or enzyme contained in the secretory glands of the stomach. In the gastric juice it is united with dilute hydrochloric acid (0.2 per cent, approximately) and the two together constitute the active portion of the digestive fluid. It is the active agent in the gastric juice of all animals. [1913 Webster] Note: As prepared from the glandular layer of pigs' or calves' stomachs it constitutes an important article of pharmacy. [1913 Webster]

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