zymophyte

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

zymo- (yeast) +‎ -phyte (plant)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈzaɪmə(ʊ)faɪt/

Noun[edit]

zymophyte (plural zymophytes)

  1. (biochemistry) A fermentation produced by bacteria, yeasts or similar micro-organisms.