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From Ancient Greek τρίψιμο (trípsimo, rubbing) +‎ -in, since the substance was first found on rubbing down the pancreas with glycerine.

NounEdit

trypsin (countable and uncountable, plural trypsins)

  1. A digestive enzyme that cleaves peptide bonds (a serine protease).

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