zymogenic


zymogenic
causing fermentation

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Zymogenic — ym o*gen ic, a. (Biol.) (a) Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene. (b) Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment. [1913 Webster] {Zymogenic organism} (Biol.), a micro[ o]rganism, such as the yeast plant of the {Bacterium lactis},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • zymogenic — [zī mä′jə nəszī΄mōjen′ik, zī məjen′ik] adj. Biochem. 1. of, having to do with, or producing a zymogen 2. causing fermentation: Also zymogenous [zī mä′jə nəs] * * * zy·mo·gen·ic (zī mə jĕnʹĭk) also zy·mog·e·nous (zī mŏjʹə nəs) adj. 1. Of or… …   Universalium

  • zymogenic — [zī mä′jə nəszī΄mōjen′ik, zī məjen′ik] adj. Biochem. 1. of, having to do with, or producing a zymogen 2. causing fermentation: Also zymogenous [zī mä′jə nəs] …   English World dictionary

  • zymogenic — adjective a) Pertaining to, or formed by, a zymogene b) Capable of producing a definite zymogen or ferment …   Wiktionary

  • zymogenic — 1. Relating to a zymogen or to zymogenesis. SYN: zymogenous. 2. Causing fermentation. * * * zy·mo·gen·ic (zi″mo jenґik) pertaining to a zymogen (proenzyme) or to its transformation into an active enzyme form …   Medical dictionary

  • zymogenic — adj. causing fermentation; of a zymogen, of a substance which becomes an enzyme under certain conditions …   English contemporary dictionary

  • zymogenic — zy·mo·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • zymogenic — /zaɪmoʊˈdʒɛnɪk/ (say zuymoh jenik) adjective of or relating to a zymogen …   Australian English dictionary

  • zymogenic —   a. causing fermentation.    ♦ zymogenous, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • zymogenic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|jenik adjective Etymology: in sense 1, from zym + genic; in sense 2, from zymogen + ic 1. : producing fermentation : amylolytic; broadly : obtaining energy by amylolytic processes 2 …   Useful english dictionary


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