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- 1. zymosis, zymolysis, fermentation, fermenting, ferment, chemical process, chemical change, chemical action
- usage: a process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
- 2. zymosis, infection
- usage: (medicine) the development and spread of an infectious disease (especially one caused by a fungus)
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