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en·do·en·zyme

 (ĕn′dō-ĕn′zīm′)
n.
An enzyme that acts on or is retained within the cell producing it.
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endoenzyme

(ˌɛndəʊˈɛnzaɪm)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes, esp endopeptidases, that act upon inner chemical bonds in a chain of molecules. Compare exoenzyme1
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The measurement of endoenzyme such as LDH amount released into the medium can be used to evaluate the degree of nerve cell membrane damage.
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