ensím

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Etymology[edit]

Probably via Danish from German Enzym, created in 1878, by the German physiologist Wilhelm Kühne from Ancient Greek ἐν ‎(en, in) and ζύμη ‎(zúmē, sourdough).

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Noun[edit]

ensím n ‎(genitive singular ensíms, nominative plural ensím)

  1. (biochemistry) enzyme

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