Zymogenic organism


Zymogenic organism
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}, which sets up certain fermentative processes by which definite chemical products are formed; -- distinguished from a {pathogenic organism}. Cf. {Micrococcus}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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