[ ek-toh-en-zahym ]
/ ˌɛk toʊˈɛn zaɪm /
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British Dictionary definitions for ectoenzyme
/ (ˌɛktəʊˈɛnzaɪm) /
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
[ ĕk′tō-ĕn′zīm ]
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.
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