Definition of pepsin
n. - An unorganized proteolytic ferment or enzyme contained in the secretory glands of the stomach. In the gastric juice it is united with dilute hydrochloric acid (0.2 per cent, approximately) and the two together constitute the active portion of the digestive fluid. It is the active agent in the gastric juice of all animals. 2
The word "pepsin" uses 6 letters: E I N P P S.
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Words formed by adding one letter before or after pepsin (in bold), or to einpps in any order:
a - nappies pinesap d - snipped e - pepsine g - pigpens h - shippen l - lippens nipples r - nippers snipper s - pepsins t - snippet
Shorter words found within pepsin:
en ens es in ins is ne nip nips pe pein peins pen penis pens pep peps pes pi pie pies pin pine pines pins pip pipe pipes pips pis psi sei sen si sin sine sip sipe snip snipe spin spine
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