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saccharification

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noun sac·char·i·fi·ca·tion \sə-ˌka-rə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Definition of saccharification

  1. :  the process of breaking a complex carbohydrate (as starch or cellulose) into its monosaccharide components

sac·char·i·fy play \sə-ˈka-rə-ˌfī, sa-\ transitive verb


1839

First Known Use of saccharification

1839


Medical Dictionary

saccharification

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noun sac·char·i·fi·ca·tion \sə-ˌkar-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\

Medical Definition of saccharification

  1. :  the process of breaking a complex carbohydrate (as starch) into simple sugars

  2. sac·char·i·fy \sə-ˈkar-ə-ˌfī, sa-\play transitive verb, sac·char·i·fied sac·char·i·fy·ing




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