Definition of pancreatin in English:



  • A mixture of enzymes obtained from animal pancreases, given as a medicine to aid digestion.

    ‘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.’
    • ‘Some manufacturers are adding proteolytic enzymes (enzymes that break down proteins), such as bromelain, papain, pancreatin and trypsin, to their protein powders.’
    • ‘Get a product that contains pancreatin, trypsin, papain or bromelain, and follow label for exact dosage.’



/ˈpaNGkrēətn/ /ˈpæŋkriətn/ /ˌpaNGˈkrēətn/ /ˌpæŋˈkriətn/