Pepsinogen meaning

pĕp-sĭnə-jən
The inactive precursor to pepsin, formed in cells of the mucous membrane of the stomach and converted to pepsin by autocatalysis in the presence of hydrochloric acid.
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The inactive precursor of pepsin, synthesized by the gastric glands of the stomach and converted to pepsin by hydrochloric acid.
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The inactive precursor to pepsin, formed in cells of the mucous membrane of the stomach and converted to pepsin by autocatalysis in the presence of hydrochloric acid.
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(biochemistry) A zymogen that is converted into pepsin by the hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
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