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coenzyme

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noun co·en·zyme \(ˌ)kō-ˈen-ˌzīm\

Definition of coenzyme

  1. :  a thermostable nonprotein compound that forms the active portion of an enzyme system after combination with an apoenzyme

co·en·zy·mat·ic play \(ˌ)kō-ˌen-zə-ˈma-tik, -(ˌ)zī-\ adjective
co·en·zy·mat·i·cal·ly play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


1947

First Known Use of coenzyme

1947


Medical Dictionary

coenzyme

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noun co·en·zyme \(ˈ)kō-ˈen-ˌzīm\

Medical Definition of coenzyme

  1. :  a thermostable nonprotein compound that forms the active portion of an enzyme system after combination with an apoenzyme—compare activator 1

  2. co·en·zy·mat·ic \(ˌ)kō-ˌen-zə-ˈmat-ik, -(ˌ)zī-\play adjective
    co·en·zy·mat·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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