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


combining form
indicating fermentation: zymology
Word Origin
from Greek zumē leaven
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zymo- in Medicine

zymo- pref.

  1. Fermentation: zymogenic.

  2. Enzyme: zymogram.

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