biocatalyst

noun bio·cat·a·lyst \ -ˈka-tə-ləst \

Definition of biocatalyst

: a catalyst (such as an enzyme) of biological origin

biocatalysis

play \-kə-ˈta-lə-sis\ noun

biocatalytic

play \-ˌka-tə-ˈli-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of biocatalyst

1918


Medical Dictionary

biocatalyst

noun bio·cat·a·lyst \ -ˈkat-ᵊl-əst \

medical Definition of biocatalyst

: a catalyst and especially an enzyme of biological origin

biocatalysis

play \-kə-ˈtal-ə-səs\ noun

biocatalytic

play \-ˌkat-ᵊl-ˈit-ik\ adjective

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