cellulolytic


cel·lu·lo·lyt·ic

adjective \ˌsel-yə-lō-ˈli-tik\

Definition of CELLULOLYTIC

:  hydrolyzing or having the capacity to hydrolyze cellulose

Origin of CELLULOLYTIC

cellulose + -o- + -lytic
First Known Use: 1943

cel·lu·lo·lyt·ic

adjective \ˌsel-yə-lō-ˈlit-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CELLULOLYTIC

: hydrolyzing or having the capacity to hydrolyze cellulose <cellulolytic bacteria>

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