(formerly) the science dealing with fermentation and the action of enzymes; enzymology.
Zymogen′ic; Zy′moid, like a ferment; Zymolog′ic, -al, pertaining to zymology.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements) Various
the chemistry of fermentation
the digestive and fermentative action of enzymes. noun the process of fermentation Also called zymosis zymolysis zy·mol·y·sis (zī-mŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. Fermentation.
an instrument for measuring the degree of fermentation. noun an instrument for estimating the degree of fermentation
. an infectious or contagious disease. Historical Examples There were no more diseases after zymosis, so I concluded there was nothing else the matter with me. Three Men in a Boat Jerome K. Jerome noun (pl) -ses (-siːz) (med) any infectious disease the development process or spread of such a disease another name for zymolysis […]
pertaining to or caused by or as if by fermentation. of or relating to . Historical Examples Zyme, zīm, n. a ferment: a disease-germ—the supposed specific cause of a zymotic disease. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements) Various Oh, auntie, ‘zymotic’ is a funny word for you to be so […]