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)

any infectious disease
the development process or spread of such a disease

another name for zymolysis

zymosis zy·mo·sis (zī-mō’sĭs)


The process of infection.

An infectious disease, especially one caused by a fungus.


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