- pertaining to or caused by or as if by fermentation.
- of or relating to zymosis.
Origin of zymotic
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Oh, auntie, 'Zymotic' is a funny word for you to be so fond of.
They contend that different varieties of water possess different degrees of what they term the zymotic power.
Zyme, name of a germ presumed to be the cause of zymotic diseases.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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The zymotic, and the various acute diseases, so called, are in point of fact acute remedies for chronic disease.
But this is now known to be not the true remedial process with respect to the zymotic germs.
- of, relating to, or causing fermentation
- relating to or caused by infection; denoting or relating to an infectious disease
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