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biocatalyst

[bahy-oh-kat-l-ist]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. enzyme.

Origin of biocatalyst

First recorded in 1930–35; bio- + catalyst
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British Dictionary definitions for biocatalyst

biocatalyst

noun
  1. a chemical, esp an enzyme, that initiates or increases the rate of a biochemical reaction
Derived Formsbiocatalytic (ˌbaɪəʊˌkætəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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