the digestive and fermentative action of enzymes.
the process of fermentation Also called zymosis
zymolysis zy·mol·y·sis (zī-mŏl’ĭ-sĭs)
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 […]
the branch of applied chemistry dealing with fermentation, as in winemaking, brewing, the preparation of yeast, etc. noun the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation processes in brewing, etc n. branch of chemistry which deals with wine-making and brewing, 1868, from Greek zymo-, comb. form of zyme “a leaven” (from PIE root *yeue-; see juice) […]