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zymo-

1.
a combining form meaning “ferment,” “leaven,” used in the formation of compound words:
zymology.
Also, especially before a vowel, zym-.
Origin
combining form representing Greek zȳ́mē leaven
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British Dictionary definitions for zym

zymo-

combining form
1.
indicating fermentation: zymology
Word Origin
from Greek zumē leaven
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zym in Medicine

zymo- pref.

  1. Fermentation: zymogenic.

  2. Enzyme: zymogram.

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