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A cream-colored, amorphous powder obtained from the fresh pancreas of a hog; contains amylopsin, trypsin, steapsin, and other enzymes.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



an enzyme preparation obtained from the pancreas of swine or cattle. It contains the basic glandular enzymes, chiefly trypsin and amylase. Pancreatin is used in powder or tablet form for digestive disorders.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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