caseolytic

adjective
ca·​se·​o·​lyt·​ic | \ ¦kāsēə¦litik \

Definition of caseolytic

: capable of breaking down casein broadly : proteolytic caseolytic bacteria

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History and Etymology for caseolytic

case- + -lytic

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“Caseolytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/caseolytic. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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