zymase

noun

zy·​mase ˈzī-ˌmās How to pronounce zymase (audio)
-ˌmāz
: an enzyme or enzyme complex of yeast that promotes fermentation of sugar

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary

First Known Use

circa 1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
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 13 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

zymase

noun
: an enzyme or enzyme complex that promotes glycolysis
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