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zymogenesis

/ (ˌzaɪməʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
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noun
the conversion of a zymogen into an enzyme
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Medical definitions for zymogenesis

zymogenesis
[ zī′mə-jĕnĭ-sĭs ]

n.
The process by which a proenzyme becomes transformed into an active enzyme.
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