ectoenzyme

[ ek-toh-en-zahym ]
/ ˌɛk toʊˈɛn zaɪm /

noun Biochemistry.

Origin of ectoenzyme

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British Dictionary definitions for ectoenzyme

ectoenzyme

/ (ˌɛktəʊˈɛnzaɪm) /

noun

any of a group of enzymes secreted from the cells in which they are produced into the surrounding medium; extracellular enzymeAlso called: exoenzyme

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Medicine definitions for ectoenzyme

ectoenzyme

[ ĕk′tō-ĕnzīm ]

n.

An enzyme situated on the outer surface of a cell's membrane so that its active site is available to the exterior environment of the cell.
Extracellular enzyme.

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