Definitions for pancreatinˈpæn kri ə tɪn, ˈpæŋ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pan•cre•a•tinˈpæn kri ə tɪn, ˈpæŋ-(n.)
a mixture of the pancreatic enzymes trypsin, amylase, and lipase, used to promote digestion.
Origin of pancreatin:
1870–75; < Gk pankreat-, s. of pánkreas pancreas+ -in1
extract from the pancreas of animals that contains pancreatic enzymes; used to treat pancreatitis and other conditions involving insufficient pancreatic secretions
A mixture of several digestive enzymes produced by the exocrine cells of the pancreas, composed of amylase, lipase and protease.
one of the digestive ferments of the pancreatic juice; also, a preparation containing such a ferment, made from the pancreas of animals, and used in medicine as an aid to digestion
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A mammalian pancreatic extract composed of enzymes with protease, amylase and lipase activities. It is used as a digestant in pancreatic malfunction.