Definition of pancreatin in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈpaNGkrēətn/
Pronunciation: /ˌpaNGˈkrēətn/


A mixture of enzymes obtained from animal pancreases, given as a medicine to aid digestion.
Example sentences
  • Digestive aids such as pancreatin and plant-based enzymes as well as friendly intestinal microtlora will also help to normalize the function of the Stomach and Spleen.
  • Look for products with a combination of enzymes such as pancreatin, which helps to digest not only protein but also carbohydrates and fats.
  • Look for a product that contains proteases (protein-digesting enzymes), such as pancreatin, papain and bromelain, and follow label directions.

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Syllabification: pan·cre·a·tin

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