What Does Substrate Mean?

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Substrate is the material or substance on which an enzyme acts or a surface, on which an organism grows, lives or is attached. The term may also refer to a supporting material on which a circuit is fabricated.
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sub·strate
[suhb-streyt]
NOUN
1.
a substratum.
2.
Biochemistry the substance acted upon by an enzyme.
3.
Electronics. a supporting material on which a circuit is formed or fabricated.
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The word substrate has more that one meaning. It could either mean the surface that a plant or animal lives on, or it could mean an underlying layer or stratum.
A substrate is an acted upon substance. It has been altered by either a ferment or enzyme. It can also mean an underlying layer or surface that has an organism that is stuck on it.
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