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Noun: zymolysis  zI'mó-li-sis
  1. A process in which an agent causes an organic substance to break down into simpler substances; especially, the anaerobic breakdown of sugar into alcohol
    - zymosis, fermentation, fermenting

Type of: chemical action, chemical change, chemical process