MEANING: noun: The science of fermentation.

ETYMOLOGY: From Greek zym- (ferment) + -logy (science, study). Earliest documented use: 1753.


AZYMOLOGY - the study of the works of Isaac Asimov, who in 1953 described in The Caves of Steel feeding the burgeoning world population with a yeast-based food he called "zymoveal"

ZYMOOGY - a fermented beverage made from cows' milk