158. Fermentation


See also 8. ALCOHOL ; 39. BEER ; 421. WINE .

enzymology
the branch of biochemistry that studies enzym es. Also called zymology. enzymologist , n .
zymetology
zymology.
zymogenesis
the process in which a zymogen becomes an enzyme, as in the fermentation process. — zymogenic , zymogenous , adj .
zymology
the branch of biochemistry that studies fermentation. Also called zymetology .
zymolysis
1. the fermentative action of enzymes.
2. fermentation and its resulting changes. — zymolytic , adj .
zymometer
a device for determining degrees of fermentation.
zymosis
fermentation. See also 122. DISEASE and ILLNESS . — zymotic adj .
zymotechnics
the application of the principles of fermentation. Also zymotechny . — zymotechnic , adj .
zymotic
1. caused by or causing fermentation.
2. causing or referring to infectious diseases.
zymurgy
a branch of applied chemistry that studies fermentation processes, as in brewing.

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