hy·​dro·​ly·​sate hī-ˈdrä-lə-ˌsāt How to pronounce hydrolysate (audio)
variants or less commonly hydrolyzate
: a product of hydrolysis

Examples of hydrolysate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The whey protein is a combination of isolate, concentrate, and hydrolysate forms of whey. Isabel Vasquez Rd Ldn, Health, 28 Aug. 2023 Each serving contains 12 grams of unflavored collagen hydrolysate, providing the necessary amino acids to support the health of hair, skin, nails, and joints. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 13 July 2023 Each serving of this unflavored supplement delivers a substantial 12 grams of collagen hydrolysate. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 13 July 2023 Studies have shown that those who took whey hydrolysate recovered more quickly after an athletic performance than those who took only whey isolate. Dallas News, 25 Jan. 2022 Whey hydrolysate is usually best for high-performing athletes or body-building professionals. Dallas News, 25 Jan. 2022 One study of endurance athletes, for instance, found that supplementing with protein (a blend of whey isolate and beef hydrolysate) reduced potentially health-promoting bacteria such as Roseburia and Bifidobacterium. Patrick Wilson, Outside Online, 11 Sep. 2020 There are all manner of organic houseplant fertilizers (microbe food, right?) ranging from kelp, bone meal, rock phosphate, humic and fulvic acids and fish emulsions, as well as fish hydrolysates. Jeff Lowenfels, Anchorage Daily News, 24 Oct. 2019 To make Garrett Juice Plus concentrate, add 1 pint fish hydrolysate (liquid fish). Howard Garrett, Dallas News, 18 June 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1915, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hydrolysate was in 1915

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“Hydrolysate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrolysate. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


hy·​dro·​ly·​sate hī-ˈdräl-ə-ˌsāt, ˌhī-drə-ˈlī- How to pronounce hydrolysate (audio)
variants or hydrolyzate
: a product of hydrolysis
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