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Medical Term:

gastricsin

Pronunciation: gas-trik'sin

Definition: An alternative term for a human peptidase now termed pepsin C. It is present in the gastric juices of most vertebrates and exhibits a preference for hydrolysis of Tyr-Xaa bonds.

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