antitrypsin an·ti·tryp·sin (ān’tē-trĭp’sĭn, ān’tī-)
A serum protein that inhibits the activity of trypsin and other proteolytic enzymes.
- Antitrypsin deficiency
antitrypsin deficiency antitrypsin deficiency n. An inherited deficiency of a trypsin-inhibiting serum protein, that may increase one’s susceptibility to emphysema and cirrhosis.
antitryptic antitryptic an·ti·tryp·tic (ān’tē-trĭp’tĭk, ān’tī-) or an·ti·tryp·sic (-trĭp’sĭk) adj. Having the properties of antitrypsin.
something that is foreshadowed by a type or symbol, as a New Testament event prefigured in the Old Testament. Historical Examples We should expect, then, an antitypical fulfillment of these conditions. The Harp of God J. F. Rutherford Cortes progress through the streets of Iztapalapan was antitypical of the grander reception awaiting him in Tenochtitlan. […]
Pathology. a sore on the skin or a mucous membrane, accompanied by the disintegration of tissue, the formation of pus, etc. . any chronically corrupting or disrupting condition, element, etc. noun a disintegration of the surface of the skin or a mucous membrane resulting in an open sore that heals very slowly See also peptic […]