zymotic

[ zahy-mot-ik ]
/ zaɪˈmɒt ɪk /

adjective

pertaining to or caused by or as if by fermentation.
of or relating to zymosis.

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Origin of zymotic

1835–45; < Greek zȳmōtikós causing fermentation; see zymosis, -tic

OTHER WORDS FROM zymotic

zy·mot·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for zymotic

zymotic
/ (zaɪˈmɒtɪk) /

adjective

of, relating to, or causing fermentation
relating to or caused by infection; denoting or relating to an infectious disease

Derived forms of zymotic

zymotically, adverb
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