enzymology

noun
en·​zy·​mol·​o·​gy | \ ˌen-ˌzī-ˈmä-lə-jē How to pronounce enzymology (audio) , -zə- \

Definition of enzymology

: a branch of biochemistry that deals with the properties, activity, and significance of enzymes

Other Words from enzymology

enzymologist \ ˌen-​ˌzī-​ˈmä-​lə-​jist How to pronounce enzymologist (audio) , -​zə-​ \ noun

First Known Use of enzymology

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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“Enzymology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/enzymology. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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enzymology

noun
en·​zy·​mol·​o·​gy | \ ˌen-ˌzī-ˈmäl-ə-jē, -zə- How to pronounce enzymology (audio) \
plural enzymologies

Medical Definition of enzymology

: a branch of biochemistry dealing with enzymes, their nature, activity, and significance

Other Words from enzymology

enzymological \ ˌen-​ˌzī-​mə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce enzymological (audio) \ adjective

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