allozyme

noun
al·​lo·​zyme | \ ˈal-ə-ˌzīm How to pronounce allozyme (audio) \

Medical Definition of allozyme

: any of the variants of an enzyme that are determined by alleles at a single genetic locus

Other Words from allozyme

allozymic \ ˌal-​ə-​ˈzī-​mik How to pronounce allozymic (audio) \ adjective

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