Definition of amylolytic
: characterized by or capable of the enzymatic splitting of starch into soluble products <amylolytic enzymes> <amylolytic activity>
Origin of amylolytic
New Latin amylolysis, from amyl- + -lysis
First Known Use: 1876
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