zymotic

[zahy-mot-ik]

Origin of zymotic

1835–45; < Greek zȳmōtikós causing fermentation; see zymosis, -tic
Related formszy·mot·i·cal·ly, adverb
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zymotic

adjective
  1. of, relating to, or causing fermentation
  2. relating to or caused by infection; denoting or relating to an infectious disease
Derived Formszymotically, adverb
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