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a combining form meaning “ferment,” “leaven,” used in the formation of compound words: zymology.

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Also especially before a vowel, zym-.

Origin of zymo-

Combining form representing Greek zȳ́mē leaven
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British Dictionary definitions for zymo-

zymo-

before a vowel zym-


combining form

indicating fermentationzymology

Word Origin for zymo-

from Greek zumē leaven
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Medical definitions for zymo-

zymo-

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Fermentation:zymogenic.
Enzyme:zymogram.
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