zymase

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noun zy·mase \ˈzī-ˌmās, -ˌmāz\

Definition of zymase

  1. :  an enzyme or enzyme complex of yeast that promotes fermentation of sugar

Origin and Etymology of zymase

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1875


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zymase

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noun zy·mase \ˈzī-ˌmās, -ˌmāz\

Medical Definition of zymase

  1. :  an enzyme or enzyme complex that promotes glycolysis


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