saccharification

noun sac·char·i·fi·ca·tion \ sə-ˌker-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

Definition of saccharification

: the process of breaking a complex carbohydrate (such as starch or cellulose) into its monosaccharide components

saccharify

play \sə-ˈker-ə-ˌfī, sa-\ transitive verb

First Known Use of saccharification

1839


Medical Dictionary

saccharification

noun sac·char·i·fi·ca·tion \ sə-ˌkar-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən \

medical Definition of saccharification

: the process of breaking a complex carbohydrate (as starch) into simple sugars

saccharify

play \sə-ˈkar-ə-ˌfī, sa-\ transitive verb -fied; -fying

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