Zymogene

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Zymogene (Biol) One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Zyme, + root of Gr. to be born

Usage

In literature:

When in this stage, the compound is known as "proenzyme," or "zymogen.
"The Chemistry of Plant Life" by Roscoe Wilfred Thatcher
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