enzymology

[ en-zahy-mol-uh-jee, -zi- ]
/ ˌɛn zaɪˈmɒl ə dʒi, -zɪ- /

noun

the branch of biology that deals with the chemistry, biochemistry, and effects of enzymes.

Origin of enzymology

First recorded in 1895–1900; enzyme + -o- + -logy

Related forms

en·zy·mol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for enzymology

enzymology

/ (ˌɛnzaɪˈmɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the branch of science concerned with the study of enzymes

Derived Forms

enzymological (ˌɛnzaɪməˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjectiveenzymologist, noun
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Medicine definitions for enzymology

enzymology

[ ĕn′zə-mŏlə-jē ]

n.

The branch of science that deals with the biochemical nature and activity of enzymes.
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