biocatalyst

[ bahy-oh-kat-l-ist ]

nounBiochemistry.

Origin of biocatalyst

1
First recorded in 1930–35; bio- + catalyst

Words Nearby biocatalyst

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British Dictionary definitions for biocatalyst

biocatalyst

/ (ˌbaɪəʊˈkætəlɪst) /


noun
  1. a chemical, esp an enzyme, that initiates or increases the rate of a biochemical reaction

Derived forms of biocatalyst

  • biocatalytic (ˌbaɪəʊˌkætəˈlɪtɪk), adjective

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