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Medical Term:

enzymolysis

Pronunciation: en'zi-mol'i-sis

Definition:

  1. The splitting or cleavage of a substance into smaller parts by means of enzymatic action.
  2. Lysis by the action of an enzyme.

[enzyme + G. lysis, dissolution]

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