alcoholic fermentation
A fermentation process that produces ethanol and CO2 from sugars.

Microbiology. . 2009.

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  • Fermentation (biochemistry) — Fermentation in progress: scum formed by CO2 gas bubbles and fermenting material. See also Fermentation for particular usages of the fermentation process Fermentation is the process of extracting energy from the oxidation of organic compounds,… …   Wikipedia

  • Fermentation — Fer men*ta tion (f[ e]r m[e^]n*t[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. fermentation.] 1. The process of undergoing an effervescent change, as by the action of yeast; in a wider sense (Physiol. Chem.), the transformation of an organic substance into new… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fermentation by an unorganized ferment — Fermentation Fer men*ta tion (f[ e]r m[e^]n*t[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. fermentation.] 1. The process of undergoing an effervescent change, as by the action of yeast; in a wider sense (Physiol. Chem.), the transformation of an organic substance… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fermentation theory of disease — Fermentation Fer men*ta tion (f[ e]r m[e^]n*t[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [Cf. F. fermentation.] 1. The process of undergoing an effervescent change, as by the action of yeast; in a wider sense (Physiol. Chem.), the transformation of an organic substance… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fermentation — 1. A chemical change induced in a complex organic compound by the action of an enzyme, whereby the substance is split into simpler compounds. 2. In bacteriology, the anaerobic dissimilation of substrates with the production …   Medical dictionary

  • fermentation — /ferr men tay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act or process of fermenting. 2. a change brought about by a ferment, as yeast enzymes, which convert grape sugar into ethyl alcohol. 3. agitation; excitement. [1350 1400; ME fermentacioun < LL fermentation (s. of …   Universalium

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