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WOTD  
Word of the Day - for Toastmasters everywhere
Monday 29th June 2020
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zymosis (noun) zy-MO-sis



Fermentation; an infectious disease.

Gout, in its most malignant stage, it would appear, had seized me without my being aware of it; and zymosis I had evidently been suffering with from boyhood.

Jerome K. Jerome, Three Men in a Boat. Amazon

For the last 10 years, as Russia's pharmaceutical industry crumbled, Alexei has kept dozens of Moscow pharmacies stocked with remedies for ailments ranging from angina to zymosis.

Maura Reynolds, Los Angeles Times, 26 October 1999.

His impressive hoard of knowledge, on virtually every subject from the sex life of the aardvark to the process of zymosis, caused some to call him a know-it-all.

Albin Krebs, The New York Times, 11 December 1981.

Mr Farr, in his fourth report, recently submitted to Parliament, proposes to call all those diseases which have the property of communicating their own action, and effecting analagous transformations, zymotic diseases (from the Greek zymos, to ferment), and the action itself, zymosis.

George Gregory, Lectures on the Eruptive Fevers. David White Books




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