HyperDic: rennin

English > 1 sense of the word rennin:
NOUNsubstancerennin, chymosinan enzyme that occurs in gastric juice
English > rennin: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn enzyme that occurs in gastric juice; causes milk to coagulate.
BroadercoagulaseAn enzyme that induces coagulation
enzymeAny of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
Substance ofgastric juice, gastric aciddigestive secretions of the stomach glands consisting chiefly of hydrochloric acid and mucin and the enzymes pepsin and rennin and lipase
rennetA substance that curdles milk in making cheese and junket
Spanishquimosina, renina
Catalanquimosina, renina

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