pertaining to or caused by or as if by fermentation.
of or relating to .
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 fond of.
Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 158, March 31, 1920 Various
Zyme, name of a germ presumed to be the cause of zymotic diseases.
The Nuttall Encyclopaedia Edited by Rev. James Wood
They contend that different varieties of water possess different degrees of what they term the zymotic power.
Cooley’s Cyclopdia of Practical Receipts and Collateral Information in the Arts, Manufactures, Professions, and Trades…, Sixth Edition, Volume I Arnold Cooley
As far as age is concerned, nearly all the zymotic diseases are seen most frequently in children.
A System of Practical Medicine by American Authors, Vol. I Various
The zymotic, and the various acute diseases, so called, are in point of fact acute remedies for chronic disease.
The Natural Cure of Consumption, Constipation, Bright’s Disease, Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Charles Edward Page
And he added, The district is a nest of zymotic diseases of the most contagious kind.
The Sanitary Evolution of London Henry Lorenzo Jephson
But this is now known to be not the true remedial process with respect to the zymotic germs.
Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XV., No. 388, June 9, 1883 Various
These are the “zymotic diseases,” or those depending upon some form of germ life.
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, February 1899 Various
Only in a few isolated cases has any contamination been traced to fever or other zymotic germs.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6 Various
of, relating to, or causing fermentation
relating to or caused by infection; denoting or relating to an infectious disease
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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