The branch of chemistry concerned with the properties and actions of enzymes. [enzyme + G. logos, study]

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en·zy·mol·o·gy .en-.zī-'mäl-ə-jē, -zə- n, pl -gies a branch of biochemistry dealing with enzymes, their nature, activity, and significance
en·zy·mo·log·i·cal .en-.zī-mə-'läj-i-kəl adj

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en·zy·mol·o·gy (en″zi-molґə-je) the study of enzymes and enzymatic action.

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