diastatic

adjective
di·​a·​stat·​ic | \ ˌdī-ə-ˈsta-tik How to pronounce diastatic (audio) \

Definition of diastatic

: relating to or having the properties of diastase especially : converting starch into sugar

First Known Use of diastatic

1881, in the meaning defined above

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diastatic

adjective
di·​a·​stat·​ic | \ ˌdī-ə-ˈstat-ik How to pronounce diastatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of diastatic

: relating to or having the properties of diastase especially : converting starch into sugar

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