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  • English Word Zyme Definition The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.
  • English Word Zymic Definition Pertaining to, or produced by, fermentation; -- formerly, by confusion, used to designate lactic acid.
  • English Word Zymogen Definition A mother substance, or antecedent, of an enzyme or chemical ferment; -- applied to such substances as, not being themselves actual ferments, may by internal changes give rise to a ferment.
  • English Word Zymogene Definition One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished from pathogene.
  • English Word Zymogenic Definition Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene.
  • English Word Zymogenic Definition Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment.
  • English Word Zymologic Definition Alt. of Zymological
  • English Word Zymological Definition Of or pertaining to zymology.
  • English Word Zymologist Definition One who is skilled in zymology, or in the fermentation of liquors.
  • English Word Zymology Definition A treatise on the fermentation of liquors, or the doctrine of fermentation.
  • English Word Zymome Definition A glutinous substance, insoluble in alcohol, resembling legumin; -- now called vegetable fibrin, vegetable albumin, or gluten casein.
  • English Word Zymometer Definition Alt. of Zymosimeter
  • English Word Zymophyte Definition A bacteroid ferment.
  • English Word Zymose Definition Invertin.
  • English Word Zymosimeter Definition An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.
  • English Word Zymosis Definition A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.
  • English Word Zymosis Definition A zymotic disease.
  • English Word Zymotic Definition Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.
  • English Word Zymotic Definition Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.
  • English Word Zyophyte Definition Any plant of a proposed class or grand division (Zygophytes, Zygophyta, or Zygosporeae), in which reproduction consists in the union of two similar cells. Cf. Oophyte.
  • English Word Zythem Definition See Zythum.
  • English Word Zythepsary Definition A brewery.
  • English Word Zythum Definition A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.