Zymotic diseasemedical dictionary

<microbiology> Any epidemic, endemic, contagious, or sporadic affection which is produced by some morbific principle or organism acting on the system like a ferment.

Origin: Gr. Causing to ferment, fr. To ferment, ferment, leaven.

(01 Mar 1998)

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