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zymogen

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Noun
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zy=mo=gen

CIDE DICTIONARY

zymogenn. [Zyme + -gen.].
     A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.  [1913 Webster]
    "The pancreas contains but little ready-made ferment, though there is present in it a body, zymogen, which gives birth to the ferment."  [1913 Webster]

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