zymogenic

adjective
zy·mo·gen·ic

Definition of zymogenic 

1 : producing fermentation : amylolytic broadly : obtaining energy by amylolytic processes

2 : of or relating to a zymogen

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History and Etymology for zymogenic

in sense 1, from zym- + -genic; in sense 2, from zymogen + -ic

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