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Enzyme
 
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Definition Enzymes are complex proteins that cause a specific chemical change in other substances without being changed themselves. They change starches , proteins, and sugars into substances the body can digest. Enzymes also cause clotting. Enzymes exist in the mouth (saliva), stomach (gastric juice), and intestines (pancreatic juice, intestinal juice, and intestinal mucosa ).
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