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  Definition of Zymosis
  1. (medicine) the development and spread of an infectious disease (especially one caused by a fungus)
  2. a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
Similar Words: zymolysis, fermentation, fermenting, ferment

 

Hyponyms: fungal infection, mycosis, bottom fermentation, top fermentation, vinification

 

Derivational Morphology: ferment, work, sour, turn

 

 
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