zymogenic

adjective

zy·​mo·​gen·​ic
1
: producing fermentation : amylolytic
broadly : obtaining energy by amylolytic processes
2
: of or relating to a zymogen

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Zymogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zymogenic. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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