a pancreatic enzyme that is important in the digestion of proteins in the intestines
Origin of chymotrypsinfrom Classical Greek chymos (see chyme) + trypsin
A pancreatic digestive enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of certain proteins in the small intestine into polypeptides and amino acids.
Origin of chymotrypsinchym(e) trypsin
(countable and uncountable, plural chymotrypsins)