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See also: Enzyme and enzymé

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From German Enzym, coined 1878 by the German physiologist Wilhelm Kühne from Ancient Greek ἐν (en, in) +‎ ζύμη (zúmē, sourdough).

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enzyme (plural enzymes)

  1. (biochemistry) A globular protein that catalyses a biological chemical reaction.

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