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ectoenzyme

[ek-toh-en-zahym] /ˌɛk toʊˈɛn zaɪm/
noun, Biochemistry
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British Dictionary definitions for ectoenzyme

ectoenzyme

/ˌɛktəʊˈɛnzaɪm/
noun
1.
any of a group of enzymes secreted from the cells in which they are produced into the surrounding medium; extracellular enzyme Also called exoenzyme
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ectoenzyme in Medicine

ectoenzyme ec·to·en·zyme (ěk'tō-ěn'zīm)
n.

  1. An enzyme situated on the outer surface of a cell's membrane so that its active site is available to the exterior environment of the cell.

  2. Extracellular enzyme.

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