digestive enzyme

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digestive enzyme

[də′jes·tiv ′en‚zīm]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that causes or aids in digestion.
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Whereas some researchers have proposed that gastric enzymes play a major role in first-pass metabolism (Lim et al.
The lining inside your stomach produces hydrochloric acid and other digestive chemicals called gastric enzymes or gastric juices.