Anti enzyme

antienzyme

[an-tee-en-zahym, an-tahy-]
noun Biochemistry.
a substance that inhibits or counteracts the action of an enzyme.

Origin:
1900–05; anti- + enzyme

antienzymatic [an-tee-en-zahy-mat-ik, -zi-, an-tahy-] , antienzymic [an-tee-en-zahy-mik, -zim-ik, an-tahy-] , adjective
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antienzyme an·ti·en·zyme (ān'tē-ěn'zīm', ān'tī-)
n.
An agent or principle, especially an inhibitory enzyme or an antibody to an enzyme, that retards, inhibits, or destroys enzymic activity.


an'ti·en'zy·mat'ic (-zĭ-māt'ĭk, -zī-) or an'ti·en·zy'mic (-zī'mĭk) adj.
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