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zymolysis

[zahy-mol-uh-sis] /zaɪˈmɒl ə sɪs/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
the digestive and fermentative action of enzymes.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; zymo- + -lysis
Related forms
zymolytic
[zahy-muh-lit-ik] /ˌzaɪ məˈlɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zymolysis

zymolysis

/zaɪˈmɒlɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the process of fermentation Also called zymosis
Derived Forms
zymolytic (ˌzaɪməʊˈlɪtɪk) adjective
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zymolysis in Medicine

zymolysis zy·mol·y·sis (zī-mŏl'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Fermentation.

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