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Meaning of “enzyme” in the English Dictionary

"enzyme" in British English

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enzymenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈen.zaɪm/
any of a ​group of ​chemicalsubstances that are ​produced by ​livingcells and ​causeparticularchemicalreactions to ​happen while not being ​changed themselves: An enzyme in the ​saliva of the ​mouthstarts the ​process of ​breaking down the ​food.
(Definition of enzyme from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"enzyme" in American English

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enzymenoun [C]

 us   /ˈen·zɑɪm/
biology any of a ​group of ​chemicalsubstances that are ​produced by ​livingcells and which ​causeparticularchemicalreactions to ​happen
(Definition of enzyme from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “enzyme”
in Spanish enzima…
in Vietnamese men…
in Malaysian enzim…
in Thai เอนไซม์, โปรตีนที่ทำหน้าที่เร่งปฏิกิริยาเคมี…
in Chinese (Simplified) 酶…
in Turkish enzim…
in Russian фермент…
in Indonesian enzim…
in Chinese (Traditional) 酶…
in Polish enzym…
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