amylolytic


am·y·lo·lyt·ic

adjective \ˌa-mə-lō-ˈli-tik\

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

am·y·lo·lyt·ic

adjective \ˌam-ə-lō-ˈlit-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AMYLOLYTIC

: characterized by or capable of the enzymatic splitting of starch into soluble products <amylolytic enzymes> <amylolytic activity>
am·y·lol·y·sis \ˌam-ə-ˈläl-ə-səs\ noun, plural am·y·lol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

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