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endoenzyme

[ en-doh-en-zahym ]
/ ˌɛn doʊˈɛn zaɪm /
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noun Biochemistry.
an enzyme that functions within a cell.
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British Dictionary definitions for endoenzyme

endoenzyme
/ (ˌɛndəʊˈɛnzaɪm) /

noun
any of a group of enzymes, esp endopeptidases, that act upon inner chemical bonds in a chain of moleculesCompare exoenzyme (def. 1)
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Medical definitions for endoenzyme

endoenzyme
[ ĕn′dō-ĕnzīm′ ]

n.
An enzyme that acts on or is retained within the cell producing it.
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