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Pancreatic Insufficiency: definition

Impaired pancreatic ability to produce adequate enzymes to digest fats, proteins and carbohydrates entering the small intestine that causes persistently impaired nutrient assimilation and malnutrition. Click for full description.

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Macrolipasemia: definition

An enzyme disorder characterized by accumulation in the blood of altered molecules of lipase, a pancreatic enzyme, that is abnormally bound with serum proteins, commonly IgG and/or IgA. The abnormally large complex called macrolipase cannot be excreted by the kidneys. Click for ...

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