zymotic

adjective
zy·​mot·​ic | \ zī-ˈmät-ik How to pronounce zymotic (audio) \

Medical Definition of zymotic

1 : of, relating to, causing, or caused by fermentation
2 : relating to or being an infectious or contagious disease

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“Zymotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/zymotic. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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