\zˈa͡ɪm], \zˈaɪm], \z_ˈaɪ_m]\
Definitions of ZYME
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1920 - A practical medical dictionary.
- 1908 - Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary of the English Language
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
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By Noah Webster.
By William R. Warner
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
z[=i]m, n. a ferment: a disease-germ--the supposed specific cause of a zymotic disease.--n. ZY'MASE, enzym, any of the unorganised ferments.--adj. ZY'MIC, relating to fermentation.--ns. ZY'MITE, a priest using leavened bread in the Eucharist; ZY'MOGEN, a substance capable of developing by internal change into a ferment.--adjs. ZYMOGEN'IC; ZY'MOID, like a ferment; ZYMOLOG'IC, -AL, pertaining to zymology.--ns. ZYMOL'OGIST, one skilled in zymology; ZYMOL'OGY, the science of fermentation; ZYMOL'YSIS, ZYM[=O]'SIS, fermentation of any kind; ZYMOM'ETER, ZYMOSIM'ETER, an instrument for measuring the degree of fermentation; ZY'MOPHYTE, a bacterioid ferment capable of liberating fatty acids from neutral fats.--adjs. ZYMOTECH'NIC, -AL, producing and utilising fermentation.--n. ZYMOTECH'NICS, the art of managing fermentation.--adj. ZYMOT'IC, pertaining to fermentation.--adv. ZYMOT'ICALLY.--ZYMOTIC DISEASE, a term for diseases caused by the multiplication of a living germ introduced from without into the body. [Gr. zym[=e], leaven, zym[=o]sis, fermentation.]
By Thomas Davidson
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland