zymology

[ zahy-mol-uh-jee ]
/ zaɪˈmɒl ə dʒi /

noun Biochemistry.

(formerly) the science dealing with fermentation and the action of enzymes; enzymology.

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Origin of zymology

First recorded in 1745–55; zymo- + -logy

OTHER WORDS FROM zymology

zy·mo·log·ic [zahy-muh-loj-ik] /ˌzaɪ məˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, adjectivezy·mol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for zymology

zymology
/ (zaɪˈmɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the chemistry of fermentation

Derived forms of zymology

zymologic (ˌzaɪməʊˈlɒdʒɪk) or zymological, adjectivezymologist, noun
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