an infectious or contagious disease.
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.
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) […]
noun a scientist who studies the chemical process of fermentation in brewing and distilling; also, by extension, a brewer
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