amylolytic

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adjective am·y·lo·lyt·ic \ˌa-mə-lō-ˈli-tik\

Definition of amylolytic

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

Origin and Etymology of amylolytic

New Latin amylolysis, from amyl- + -lysis


First Known Use: 1867


Medical Dictionary

amylolytic

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adjective am·y·lo·lyt·ic \ˌam-ə-lō-ˈlit-ik\

Medical Definition of amylolytic

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

amylolysis

\ˌam-ə-ˈläl-ə-səs\play noun plural

amylolyses

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