A peptide used in a screening test for exocrine pancreatic insufficiency and to monitor the adequacy of supplemental pancreatic therapy.

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ben·tir·o·mide (ben-tērґo-mīd) a compound containing p-aminobenzoic acid, used in a noninvasive pancreatic function test; see bentiromide test, under test.

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