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enzyme

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈen.zaɪm/
any of a group of chemical substances that are produced by living cells and cause particular chemical reactions to happen while not being changed themselves: An enzyme in the saliva of the mouth starts the process of breaking down the food.
Translations of “enzyme”
in Vietnamese men…
in Spanish enzima…
in Thai เอนไซม์, โปรตีนที่ทำหน้าที่เร่งปฏิกิริยาเคมี…
in Malaysian enzim…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酶…
in Indonesian enzim…
in Russian фермент…
in Turkish enzim…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酶…
in Polish enzym…
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