fermentation

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

fer·men·ta·tion

noun \ˌfər-mən-ˈtā-shən, -ˌmen-\

Definition of FERMENTATION

1
: a chemical change with effervescence
2
: an enzymatically controlled anaerobic breakdown of an energy-rich compound (as a carbohydrate to carbon dioxide and alcohol or to an organic acid); broadly : an enzymatically controlled transformation of an organic compound

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