Definition of biocatalysis in English:

biocatalysis

noun

Biochemistry
  • Originally: catalysis occurring naturally in a biological system. In later use: the employment of a biocatalyst in a chemical reaction; the branch of science or technology concerned with this.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Nature: a weekly journal of science. From bio- + catalysis, after biocatalyst.

Pronunciation

biocatalysis

/ˌbʌɪə(ʊ)kəˈtalɪsɪs/