ectoenzyme

noun
ec·​to·​en·​zyme | \ ˌek-tō-ˈen-ˌzīm How to pronounce ectoenzyme (audio) \

Medical Definition of ectoenzyme

: an enzyme acting outside the cell

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“Ectoenzyme.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ectoenzyme. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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