zymogene


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Zymogene \Zym"o*gene\, n. [Zyme + root of Gr. ? to be born.]
   (Biol.)
   One of a physiological group of globular bacteria which
   produces fermentations of diverse nature; -- distinguished
   from pathogene.
   [1913 Webster]
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