amylolytic

adjective
am·​y·​lo·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌa-mə-lō-ˈli-tik How to pronounce amylolytic (audio) \

Definition of amylolytic

: characterized by or capable of the enzymatic splitting of starch into soluble products amylolytic enzymes amylolytic activity

First Known Use of amylolytic

1867, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amylolytic

New Latin amylolysis, from amyl- + -lysis

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The first known use of amylolytic was in 1867

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“Amylolytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amylolytic. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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amylolytic

adjective
am·​y·​lo·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌam-ə-lō-ˈlit-ik How to pronounce amylolytic (audio) \

Medical Definition of amylolytic

: characterized by or capable of the enzymatic splitting of starch into soluble products amylolytic enzymes amylolytic activity

Other Words from amylolytic

amylolysis \ ˌam-​ə-​ˈläl-​ə-​səs How to pronounce amylolysis (audio) \ noun, plural amylolyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce amylolyses (audio) \

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