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enteropeptidase

Pronunciation: en'ter-o-pep'ti-das

Definition: An intestinal proteolytic glycoenzyme from the duodenal mucosa that converts trypsinogen into trypsin (removes a hexapeptide from trypsinogen).

Synonym(s): enterokinase

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