zyme (plural zymes)

A ferment.

(obsolete, medicine) The morbific principle of a zymotic disease.

Source: Wiktionary

Zyme, n. Etym: [Gr.

1. A ferment.

2. (Med.)

Definition: The morbific principle of a zymotic disease. Quain.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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Coffee Trivia

Coffee is a brewed drink prepared from roasted coffee beans, the seeds of berries from certain Coffea species. When coffee berries turn from green to bright red – indicating ripeness – they are picked, processed, and dried. Dried coffee seeds are roasted to varying degrees, depending on the desired flavor.

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