saccharolytic

adjective

sac·​cha·​ro·​lyt·​ic ˌsak-ə-rō-ˈlit-ik How to pronounce saccharolytic (audio)
: breaking down sugars in metabolism with the production of energy
saccharolytic enzymes
saccharolytic microorganisms

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“Saccharolytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/saccharolytic. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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