endoenzyme

1. SYN: intracellular enzyme. 2. An enzyme that catalyzes an endohydrolysis.

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en·do·en·zyme .en-dō-'en-.zīm n an enzyme that functions inside the cell compare EXOENZYME

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en·do·en·zyme (en″do-enґzīm) an enzyme that is retained in a cell and does not normally diffuse out of the cell into the surrounding medium; called also intracellular enzyme. Cf. exoenzyme.

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