nonenzymatic

adjective
non·​en·​zy·​mat·​ic | \ ˌnän-ˌen-zə-ˈma-tik How to pronounce nonenzymatic (audio) \
variants: or less commonly nonenzymic \ ˌnän-​en-​ˈzī-​mik How to pronounce nonenzymatic (audio) \

Definition of nonenzymatic

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

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Recent Examples on the Web But on the chemical level, something known as a Maillard reaction (often referred to as nonenzymatic browning) is taking place. Lisa Drayer, CNN, 27 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of nonenzymatic

circa 1907, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonenzymatic was circa 1907

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“Nonenzymatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonenzymatic. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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nonenzymatic

adjective
non·​en·​zy·​mat·​ic | \ -ˌen-zə-ˈmat-ik How to pronounce nonenzymatic (audio) \
variants: or nonenzymic \ -​en-​ˈzī-​mik How to pronounce nonenzymatic (audio) \ also nonenzyme \ -​ˈen-​ˌzīm How to pronounce nonenzymatic (audio) \

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 How to pronounce nonenzymatic (audio) \ adverb

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