Medical Dictionary


adj ho·mo·fer·men·ta·tive
\ˌhō-mō-fər-ˈment-ət-iv, ˌhäm-ō-\

Medical Definition of HOMOFERMENTATIVE

:  producing a fermentation resulting wholly or principally in a single end product—used especially of economically important lactic-acid bacteria that ferment carbohydrates to lactic acid
ho·mo·fer·ment·er \-ˈment-ər\ noun


July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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