Advertisement

Dictionary


en•zyme



Pronunciation: (en'zīm), [key]
n. Biochem.
any of various proteins, as pepsin, originating from living cells and capable of producing certain chemical changes in organic substances by catalytic action, as in digestion. Cf. -ase.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

enzymaticenzymology
See also:

Related Content


Advertisement

Play Hangman

Play Poptropica

Play Same Game

Try Our Math Flashcards