zymogenous defined in 1951 yearzymogenous - zymogenous;
zymogenous - Ofsoil micro-organisms, displaying a burst of metabolic activity, with conspicuous increase in number, after addition of organic matter using simple constituents as food substrates; with subsequent decline to original state as substrates are exhausted. Compare with: Autochthonous. Probably, as the soil environment changes and the conditions become favourable for one group of organisms after another, all, in turn, display a zymogenous response.
near zymogenous in Knolik
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