leucine aminopeptidase

January 2005
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1227
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A definition of the medical term "leucine aminopeptidase" is presented. It refers to a proteolytic enzyme present in the pancreas, liver and small intestine. Its serum level is elevated in disease of the pancreas. The term is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided.


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