nonenzymatic

adjective
non·en·zy·mat·ic | \ˌnän-ˌen-zə-ˈma-tik \
variants: or less commonly nonenzymic \ˌnän-en-ˈzī-mik \

Definition of nonenzymatic 

: not involving the action of enzymes : not enzymatic nonenzymatic reactions

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But on the chemical level, something known as a Maillard reaction (often referred to as nonenzymatic browning) is taking place. Lisa Drayer, CNN, "Bread's crust not more nutritious than the rest," 27 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of nonenzymatic

circa 1907, in the meaning defined above

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nonenzymatic

adjective
non·en·zy·mat·ic | \-ˌen-zə-ˈmat-ik \
variants: or nonenzymic \-en-ˈzī-mik \ also nonenzyme \-ˈen-ˌzīm \

Medical Definition of nonenzymatic 

: not involving the action of enzymes nonenzymatic cleavage of protein

Other Words from nonenzymatic

nonenzymatically \-ˌen-zə-ˈmat-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb

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