heterofermentative

adjective
het·​ero·​fer·​men·​ta·​tive | \ -(ˌ)fər-ˈment-ət-iv How to pronounce heterofermentative (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterofermentative

: producing a fermentation resulting in a number of end products used especially of lactic-acid bacteria that ferment carbohydrates and produce volatile acids and carbon dioxide as well as lactic acid

Other Words from heterofermentative

heterofermenter \ -​(ˌ)fər-​ˈment-​ər How to pronounce heterofermentative (audio) \ noun

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“Heterofermentative.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/heterofermentative. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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