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en·zy·mol·o·gy

 (ĕn′zə-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of science that deals with the biochemical nature and activity of enzymes.

en′zy·mol′o·gist n.

enzymology

(ˌɛnzaɪˈmɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) the branch of science concerned with the study of enzymes
enzymological adj
ˌenzyˈmologist n

en•zy•mol•o•gy

(ˌɛn zaɪˈmɒl ə dʒi, -zɪ-)

n.
the branch of biology that deals with the chemistry, biochemistry, and effects of enzymes.
[1895–1900]
en`zy•mol′o•gist, n.

enzymology

the branch of biochemistry that studies enzym es. Also called zymology.enzymologist, n.
See also: Fermentation
the branch of biology that studies fermentation and enzymes. Also called zymology.enzymologist, n.enzymologie, enzymological, adj.
See also: Biology
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Noun1.enzymology - the branch of biochemistry dealing with the chemical nature and biological activity of enzymes
biochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
Translations

en·zy·mol·o·gy

n. enzimología, estudio de las enzimas.
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