isoenzyme


iso·en·zyme

noun \-ˈen-ˌzīm\

Definition of ISOENZYME

:  any of two or more chemically distinct but functionally similar enzymes
iso·en·zy·mat·ic \-ˌen-zə-ˈma-tik, -zī-\ adjective
iso·en·zy·mic \-en-ˈzī-mik\ adjective

First Known Use of ISOENZYME

1960

iso·en·zyme

noun \-ˈen-ˌzīm\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ISOENZYME

: any of two or more chemically distinct but functionally similar enzymes—called also isozyme
iso·en·zy·mat·ic \ˈī-sō-ˌen-zə-ˈmat-ik, -zī-\ adjective
iso·en·zy·mic \-en-ˈzī-mik\ adjective

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