5 letter words ending in YM

The following list contains 1 five letter word in English

5 letter words ending in YM in English

5 letter words ending in ZYM

Common 5 letter words ending in YM with meaning

Enzym 1. Parts of Speech:


2. Definitions:

A protein molecule that catalyzes chemical reactions of other substances without itself being destroyed or altered upon completion of the reactions.

3. Pronunciations:

US: /ˈɛnzaɪm/

UK: /ˈɛnzaɪm/

4. Origin and Usage:

The word "enzyme" originated from the Greek word "enzume" meaning "in yeast". It was coined by the German physiologist Wilhelm Kühne in 1878. Enzymes are used in various industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, and detergents, as well as in medical treatments.

5. Synonyms:

Catalyst, biocatalyst, ferment, protein catalyst.

6. Related Words:

Prote, amino, enzyme, coenz, lyase.

7. Example Sentences:
  • The body produces enzymes that break down food in the digestive system.
  • Enzymes are used in the production of cheese and yogurt.
  • Some enzymes are used in medical treatments to break down harmful substances in the body.