exoenzyme


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exoenzyme

 [ek″so-en´zīm]
an enzyme that acts outside the cell that secretes it.

ex·tra·cel·lu·lar en·zyme

an enzyme performing its functions outside a cell, for example, the various digestive enzymes.
Synonym(s): exoenzyme

exoenzyme

/exo·en·zyme/ (-en´zīm) an enzyme that acts outside the cell which secretes it.

exoenzyme

(ĕk′sō-ĕn′zīm′)
n.
An enzyme, such as a digestive enzyme, that functions outside the cell from which it originates.

exoenzyme

[ek′sō·en′zīm]
an enzyme that does not function within the cells from which it is secreted.

ex·tra·cel·lu·lar en·zyme

(eks'tră-sel'yŭ-lăr en'zīm)
An enzyme performing its functions outside a cell (e.g., the various digestive enzymes).
Synonym(s): exoenzyme.

exoenzyme

An enzyme that operates outside the cell in which it was formed.

exoenzyme,

n any enzyme that works outside the cells in which it is synthesized.

exoenzyme

an enzyme that acts outside the cell that secretes it.
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