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1) zymosis. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The process of infection. b. An infectious disease, especially one caused by a fungus. Greek zmosis, from zmoun, to leaven, from zm, leaven.zy·motic (-mtik) -ADJECTIVEzy·moti·cal·l...

2) 657. Insalubrity. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...CONTAGIOUS, infectious, catching, taking, communicable, inoculable, epidemic, zymotic, sporadic, endemic, pandemic; epizoötic [of animals]....

3) §7. Influx of foreign words. XV. Changes in the Language since Shakespeare s Time. Vol. 14. The Victorian Age, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...kudos, meteorology, monotony, nous, orthodox, ostracise, panoply, semantic, tonic, zymotic; from French, avalanche, badinage, bagatelle, barracks, bivouac, bronze,...

4) 655. Disease. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...way, in danger, prostrate; moribund (death) [See Death]. EPIDEMIC, epizoötic [of animals]; zymotic, contagious; morbific [See Insalubrity]. QUOTATIONS: In sickness...

5) Roosevelt, Theodore. 1913. An Autobiography: IV. In Cowboy Land
...had naturally taken part in incidents which seemed queer to men "accustomed to die decently of zymotic diseases." I told him that an effort would doubtless be made...

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