zyme

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ζύμη (zúmē, leaven).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zyme (plural zymes)

  1. A ferment.
  2. (obsolete, medicine) The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

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