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proenzyme

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noun pro·en·zyme \(ˌ)prō-ˈen-ˌzīm\

Definition of proenzyme

  1. :  zymogen



Origin and Etymology of proenzyme

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1900


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proenzyme

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noun pro·en·zyme \(ˈ)prō-ˈen-ˌzīm\

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