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enzymolysis

[en-zahy-mol-uh-sis, -zi-] /ˌɛn zaɪˈmɒl ə sɪs, -zɪ-/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the decomposition of a chemical compound catalyzed by the presence of an enzyme.
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enzymolytic
[en-zuh-muh-lit-ik] /ˌɛn zə məˈlɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for enzymolysis

enzymolysis

/ˌɛnzaɪˈmɒlɪsɪs/
noun
1.
a biochemical decomposition, such as a fermentation, that is catalysed by an enzyme
Derived Forms
enzymolytic (ˌɛnzaɪməˈlɪtɪk) adjective
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enzymolysis in Medicine

enzymolysis en·zy·mol·y·sis (ěn'zə-mŏl'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Chemical change or cleavage of a substance by enzymatic action.

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