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enzymatic

[en-zahy-mat-ik, -zi-] /ˌɛn zaɪˈmæt ɪk, -zɪ-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to an enzyme.
Also, enzymic
[en-zahy-mik, -zim-ik] /ɛnˈzaɪ mɪk, -ˈzɪm ɪk/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; enzyme + -atic
Related forms
enzymatically, enzymically, adverb
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  • And in the subsequent enzymatic steps of photosynthesis, much of the energy is lost as heat.
  • The enzymatic and other biochemical reactions that take place in the body take place in the water environment.
  • enzymatic reactions operate via the principles of organic catalysis.
  • A series of two enzymatic reactions are used to convert the corn starch to corn syrup.

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