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antienzyme

[an-tee-en-zahym, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˈɛn zaɪm, ˌæn taɪ-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
a substance that inhibits or counteracts the action of an enzyme.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; anti- + enzyme
Related forms
antienzymatic
[an-tee-en-zahy-mat-ik, -zi-, an-tahy-] /ˌæn tiˌɛn zaɪˈmæt ɪk, -zɪ-, ˌæn taɪ-/ (Show IPA),
antienzymic
[an-tee-en-zahy-mik, -zim-ik, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti ɛnˈzaɪ mɪk, -ˈzɪm ɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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antienzymic in Medicine

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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