Zyme meaning

Zyme is defined as enzyme.

An example of zyme is isozyme which is an enzyme that reacts just like another enzyme but has a different amino acid sequence.

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The definition of a zyme is an enzyme or the origin of an old medical theory that many contagious diseases were caused by enzymes that fermented in the body.

An example of a zyme is a bacteria that was believed to cause fermentation and cause typhoid fever in the 1800s.

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Enzyme.

Lysozyme.

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A ferment or enzyme.
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The specific cause of a zymotic disease.
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Origin of zyme

  • From Greek zūmē leaven
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Ancient Greek ζύμη (zumÄ“, “leaven").
    From Wiktionary