coenzyme

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noun co·en·zyme \ (ˌ)kō-ˈen-ˌzīm \

Definition of coenzyme

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

coenzymatic

play \(ˌ)kō-ˌen-zə-ˈma-tik, -(ˌ)zī-\ adjective

coenzymatically

play \(ˌ)kō-ˌen-zə-ˈma-ti-k(ə-)lē, -(ˌ)zī-\ adverb

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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

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

coenzymatic

play \(ˌ)kō-ˌen-zə-ˈmat-ik, -(ˌ)zī-\ adjective

coenzymatically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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