from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Fermentation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Digestion by means of the non-organized ferments.
  • noun Same as zymosis, 1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Physiol. Chem.) The action of enzymes, such as digestion or fermentation; also, the changes produced by such action.

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  • noun chemistry The action of enzymes in breaking down organic substances during fermentation

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol


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zymo- + -lysis


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