enzymology

noun
en·zy·mol·o·gy | \ˌen-ˌzī-ˈmä-lə-jē, -zə-\

Definition of enzymology 

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

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enzymologist \ˌen-ˌzī-ˈmä-lə-jist, -zə- \ noun

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circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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enzymology

noun
en·zy·mol·o·gy | \ˌen-ˌzī-ˈmäl-ə-jē, -zə- \
plural enzymologies

Medical Definition of enzymology 

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

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enzymological \ˌen-ˌzī-mə-ˈläj-i-kəl \ adjective

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