zymase

noun
zy·​mase | \ ˈzī-ˌmās How to pronounce zymase (audio) , -ˌmāz \

Definition of zymase

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

First Known Use of zymase

circa 1875, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of zymase was circa 1875

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“Zymase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zymase. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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zymase

noun
zy·​mase | \ ˈzī-ˌmās, -ˌmāz How to pronounce zymase (audio) \

Medical Definition of zymase

: an enzyme or enzyme complex that promotes glycolysis

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