Zymogen(n.) 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.
Zymogene(n.) One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.
Zymogenic(a.) Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.
Zymogenic(a.) Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.
Words within zymogen