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Related to exoenzyme: extracellular enzyme
an enzyme that acts outside the cell that secretes it.
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an enzyme performing its functions outside a cell, for example, the various digestive enzymes.
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An enzyme, such as a digestive enzyme, that functions outside the cell from which it originates.
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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).
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exoenzymeAn enzyme that operates outside the cell in which it was formed.
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