noun. an enzyme of pancreatic origin; catalyzes the hydrolysis of proteins to smaller polypeptide units.
Example sentences of the word trypsin
Two of the most prevalent digestive enzymes are trypsin and chymotrypsin.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Cooking or dehydrating the sweet potatoes and their peels with heat will get rid of these trypsin inhibitors, making them safe for Fido to eat.
The digestive enzymes trypsin, chymotrypsin and carboxypeptidase, secreted by your pancreatic cells, empty into your small intestine.
4. Noun, plural
Pepsin is one of three enzymes that help digest protein, the other two being trypsin and chymotrypsin.