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zymolysis

[zahy-mol-uh-sis]
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noun Biochemistry.
  1. the digestive and fermentative action of enzymes.

Origin of zymolysis

First recorded in 1885–90; zymo- + -lysis
Related formszy·mo·lyt·ic [zahy-muh-lit-ik] /ˌzaɪ məˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zymolysis

zymolysis

noun
  1. the process of fermentationAlso called: zymosis
Derived Formszymolytic (ˌzaɪməʊˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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zymolysis in Medicine

zymolysis

([object Object])
n.
  1. Fermentation.
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