zymology


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zy·mol·o·gy

 (zī-mŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The scientific study of fermentation.

zy′mo·log′ic (-mə-lŏj′ĭk), zy′mo·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
zy·mol′o·gist n.

zymology

(zaɪˈmɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Biochemistry) the chemistry of fermentation
zymologic, ˌzymoˈlogical adj
zyˈmologist n

zymology

enzymology. — zymologist, n.zymologic, adj.
See also: Biology
the branch of biochemistry that studies fermentation. Also called zymetology.
See also: Fermentation

zymology

The study of the chemistry involved in fermentation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zymology - the branch of chemistry concerned with fermentation (as in making wine or brewing or distilling)
biochemistry - the organic chemistry of compounds and processes occurring in organisms; the effort to understand biology within the context of chemistry
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Zymology is the science of fermentation, and the lucky students in instructor ion Roll's spring course are about to learn how to brew beer.
Since the 1960s, the brewing process is increasingly managed using technology, and when advancements in zymology, or the science of fermentation, have been introduced, less importance is placed on master brewers' feelings and experiences.
Webb also refers to Pasteur's Etudes sur le Vin, published in 1866, as the basis of the specialization of zymology, which recognizes different types of film formers that yield the wines of the Jerez district of Spain, Vins jaunes of the Jura region of France, and the flor wines of Australia, South Africa, the Soviet Union, and California.