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Meaning of ZYMOTIC

Pronunciation:  zI'mâtik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  relating to or caused by infection
  2. [adj]  of or relating to or causing fermentation
 

ZYMOTIC is a 7 letter word that starts with Z.

 

 Synonyms: zymolytic
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Zy*mot"ic\, a. [Gr. ? causing to ferment, fr. ? to
ferment, ? ferment, leaven.]
1. Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

2. (Med.) Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of
   diseases. See {Zymotic disease}, below.

{Zymotic disease} (Med.), any epidemic, endemic, contagious,
   or sporadic affection which is produced by some morbific
   principle or organism acting on the system like a ferment.



 

 

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