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bi·o·cat·a·lyst

(bī'ō-kat'ă-list),
A substance of biologic origin that can catalyze a reaction, for example, an enzyme.

biocatalyst

(bī′ō-kăt′l-ĭst)
n.
A substance, especially an enzyme, that initiates or modifies the rate of a chemical reaction in a living body; a biochemical catalyst.

bi′o·cat′a·lyt′ic (-kăt′l-ĭt′ĭk) adj.

biocatalyst

Any substance, typically an enzyme, to start, modify or maintain a chemical reaction in a living system.

biocatalyst

(bī-ō-kăt′ă-lĭst) [″ + katalyein, to dissolve]
An enzyme; a biochemical catalyzer.
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