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pan·cre·a·tin(păng′krē-ə-tĭn, păn′-, păn-krē′ə-tĭn)
A mixture of the enzymes found in pancreatic juice, such as amylase, lipase, and trypsin, often extracted from hog or cattle pancreases and used as a digestive aid.
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(Pharmacology) the powdered extract of the pancreas of certain animals, such as the pig, used in medicine as an aid to digestion by virtue of the enzymes it contains
pan•cre•a•tin(ˈpæn kri ə tɪn, ˈpæŋ-)
a mixture of the pancreatic enzymes trypsin, amylase, and lipase, used to promote digestion.
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|Noun||1.||pancreatin - extract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes; used to treat pancreatitis and other conditions involving insufficient pancreatic secretions|
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n. pancreatina, enzima digestiva del páncreas.
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