zymotic disease(redirected from Zymotic diseases)
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zymotic diseaseAn obsolete term for any epidemic, endemic, contagious, or sporadic affection which is produced by some morbific principle or organism acting on the system like a ferment. It is not used in the working medical parlance, as no one enzyme (“ferment”) is capable of evoking the Gotterdammerung contained within the definition.
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