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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Zymotic  \Zy*mot"ic\,  a.  [Gr.  ?  causing  to  ferment,  fr  ?  to 
  ferment,  ?  ferment,  leaven.] 
  1.  Of  pertaining  to  or  caused  by  fermentation. 
  2.  (Med.)  Designating,  or  pertaining  to  a  certain  class  of 
  diseases.  See  {Zymotic  disease},  below. 
  {Zymotic  disease}  (Med.),  any  epidemic,  endemic,  contagious, 
  or  sporadic  affection  which  is  produced  by  some  morbific 
  principle  or  organism  acting  on  the  system  like  a  ferment. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  1:  of  or  relating  to  or  causing  fermentation  [syn:  {zymolytic}] 
  2:  relating  to  or  caused  by  infection 

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