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.
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.
A ferment or enzyme.
The specific cause of a zymotic disease.
Origin of zyme
- From Greek zūmē leaven
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek Î¶ÏÎ¼Î· (zumÄ“, “leaven").