enzyme

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German Enzym, created in 1878, by the German physiologist Wilhelm Kühne from Ancient Greek ἐν (en, in) and ζύμη (zýmē, sourdough).

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Noun[edit]

enzyme (plural enzymes)

  1. (biochemistry) A globular protein that catalyses a biological chemical reaction.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

enzyme m, f (plural enzymes)

  1. (biochemistry) enzyme

Verb[edit]

enzyme

  1. first-person singular present indicative of enzymer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of enzymer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of enzymer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of enzymer
  5. second-person singular imperative of enzymer