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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There are also sex differences in liver metabolism, kidney function and certain gastric enzymes.
It's a myth that gastric enzymes change the digestive tone or decreases gastric juices.
However, despite the presence of elevated gastric enzymes in cases of middle ear effusion, gastric reflux has not been shown to play a significant role in acute posttympanostomy otorrhea.