Definition of Michaelis–Menten in English:

Michaelis–Menten

noun

Biochemistry
  • Attributive Designating or relating to a model of enzyme action which assumes the formation of an intermediate complex of enzyme and substrate, and the kinetic properties associated with this model.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in New Phytologist. From the names of Leonor Michaelis and Maud Lenore Menten, Canadian-born American physician, whose collaborative work resulted in a model of enzyme action, published in Biochem. Zeitschrift 49 333.

Pronunciation

Michaelis–Menten

/mɪˌkeɪlɪsˈmɛnt(ə)n/