noun. inactive precursor of trypsin; a substance secreted by the pancreas and converted to active trypsin by enterokinase in the small intestine.
1. Noun, singular or mass Some people are born with mutations in a portion of the genetic material that codes for trypsinogen production in the pancreas. 2. Adjective Once activated, trypsin then activates other trypsinogen pre-enzymes into trypsin, and also activates chymotrypsinogen into chymotrypsin.