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in·i·tial ve·loc·i·ty

the rate of a reaction, for example, an enzyme-catalyzed reaction, at the early stages of the reaction such that the product(s) concentrations have not risen to a level to significantly affect the observable rate; typically, initial velocities are observed when less than 10% of the reaction's approach toward equilibrium has occurred.
Synonym(s): initial rate
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