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Meaning of ZYMOLYSIS

Pronunciation:  zI'mâlisis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
 

ZYMOLYSIS is a 9 letter word that starts with Z.

 

 Synonyms: ferment, fermentation, fermenting, zymosis
 
 See Also: chemical action, chemical change, chemical process, vinification

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Zy*mol"y*sis\, n. [NL. See {Zyme}, and {Lysis}.]
(Physiol. Chem.)
The action of enzymes; also, the changes produced by such
action. -- {Zy`mo*lyt"ic}, a.

 

 

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