zymotic

[zahy-mot-ik]
adjective
1.
pertaining to or caused by or as if by fermentation.
2.
of or pertaining to zymosis.

Origin:
1835–45; < Greek zȳmōtikós causing fermentation; see zymosis, -tic

zymotically, adverb
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zymotic (zaɪˈmɒtɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, relating to, or causing fermentation
2.  relating to or caused by infection; denoting or relating to an infectious disease
 
zy'motically
 
adv

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As usual, the chief mortality was due to tuberculosis and diseases of the respiratory system and not to zymotic maladies.
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