zymosis


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zymosis

(zī-mō′sĭs)
n. pl. zymo·ses (-sēz)
1. Fermentation.
2. Medicine
a. The process of infection.
b. An infectious disease, especially one caused by a fungus.

zy·mot′ic (-mŏt′ĭk) adj.
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