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exoenzyme

[ek-soh-en-zahym]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. an enzyme, as pepsin, that functions outside the cell producing it.
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Compare endoenzyme.

Origin of exoenzyme

First recorded in 1920–25; exo- + enzyme
Also called ectoenzyme.
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British Dictionary definitions for exoenzyme

exoenzyme

noun
  1. any enzyme, esp an exopeptidase, that acts upon terminal chemical bonds in a chain of moleculesCompare endoenzyme
  2. another name for ectoenzyme
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exoenzyme in Medicine

exoenzyme

(ĕk′sō-ĕnzīm′)