Pronunciation: (pan'krē-u-tin, pang'-), [key]
1. Biochem.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.
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