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Meaning of rennin by Wiktionary Dictionary

rennin


    Pronunciation

    "re-nən"

    Noun

    rennin ( uncountable )

    1. ( biochemistry ) A proteolytic enzyme, obtained the gastric juice of the abomasum of calves, used to coagulate milk and make cheese

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Explanation of rennin by Wordnet Dictionary

rennin


    Noun
    1. an enzyme that occurs in gastric juice



    Definition of rennin by GCIDE Dictionary

    rennin


    1. Rennin ( rĕnnĭn ), n. ( Biochem. ) A milk-clotting enzyme obtained from the true stomach ( abomasum ) of a suckling calf. Mol. wt. about 31,000. Also called chymosin, rennase, and abomasal enzyme. [Merck Man. 11]