multienzyme

adjective
mul·​ti·​en·​zyme | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈen-ˌzīm How to pronounce multienzyme (audio) , -ˌtī- \

Definition of multienzyme

: composed of or involving two or more enzymes that function in a biosynthetic pathway multienzyme complex

First Known Use of multienzyme

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of multienzyme was in 1949

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“Multienzyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multienzyme. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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multienzyme

adjective
mul·​ti·​en·​zyme | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈen-ˌzīm, -ˌtī- How to pronounce multienzyme (audio) \

Medical Definition of multienzyme

: composed of or involving two or more enzymes or subunits similar to enzymes that function in a biosynthetic pathway a multienzyme complex

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