zymosan


zy·mo·san

noun \ˈzī-mə-ˌsan\

Definition of ZYMOSAN

:  an insoluble largely polysaccharide fraction of yeast cell walls

Origin of ZYMOSAN

zym- + -osan (as in hexosan)
First Known Use: 1943

zy·mo·san

noun \ˈzī-mə-ˌsan\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ZYMOSAN

: an insoluble largely polysaccharide fraction of yeast cell walls

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