apoenzyme

noun
apo·en·zyme | \ ˌa-pō-ˈen-ˌzīm \

Definition of apoenzyme 

: a protein that forms an active enzyme system by combination with a coenzyme and determines the specificity of this system for a substrate

First Known Use of apoenzyme

1936, in the meaning defined above

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apoenzyme

noun
apo·en·zyme | \ ˌap-ō-ˈen-ˌzīm \

Medical Definition of apoenzyme 

: a protein that forms an active enzyme system by combination with a coenzyme and determines the specificity of this system for a substrate

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