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a·ce·tic fer·men·ta·tion, acetous fermentation
fermentation, as of wine or beer, whereby the alcohol is oxidized to acetic acid (vinegar).
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Acetic FermentationBacterial fermentation in which organic compounds are degraded into acetic acid to generate ATP for energy.
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Production of acetic acid by the bacterial oxidation of ethyl alcohol under aerobic conditions.
See also: fermentation
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