Definition of cooperativity in English:

cooperativity

noun

Biochemistry
  • An effect or property whereby the binding of a ligand to one site in a protein or other macromolecule alters the tendency of other sites in the molecule to bind further ligands.

Origin

1960s. From co-operative + -ity.

Pronunciation

cooperativity

/kəʊˌɒp(ə)rəˈtɪvɪti/