ribozyme

noun ri·bo·zyme \ ˈrī-bə-ˌzīm \

Definition of ribozyme

: a molecule of RNA that functions as an enzyme (as by catalyzing the cleavage of other RNA molecules)

Origin and Etymology of ribozyme

ribonucleic acid + enzyme


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ribozyme

noun ri·bo·zyme \ ˈrī-bə-ˌzīm \

medical Definition of ribozyme

: a molecule of RNA that functions as an enzyme (as by catalyzing the cleavage of other RNA molecules)

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