[ an-tee-en-zahym, an-tahy- ]

  1. a substance that inhibits or counteracts the action of an enzyme.

Origin of antienzyme

First recorded in 1900–05; anti- + enzyme

Other words from antienzyme

  • an·ti·en·zy·mat·ic [an-tee-en-zahy-mat-ik, -zi-, an-tahy-], /ˌæn tiˌɛn zaɪˈmæt ɪk, -zɪ-, ˌæn taɪ-/, an·ti·en·zy·mic [an-tee-en-zahy-mik, -zim-ik, an-tahy-], /ˌæn ti ɛnˈzaɪ mɪk, -ˈzɪm ɪk, ˌæn taɪ-/, adjective

Words Nearby antienzyme Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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