pepsin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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pepsinnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈpep.sɪn/ specialized
an enzyme (= ​chemicalsubstance made by ​livingcells) that ​breaks down protein in ​food in the ​stomach and is ​produced by glands there
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