amylolytic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj amylolytic of or related to the process of amylolysis
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Amylolytic (Physiol) Effecting the conversion of starch into soluble dextrin and sugar; as, an amylolytic ferment.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • amylolytic Pertaining to amylolysis; dissolving starch: as, the amylolytic ferment of the pancreas.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. starch + solvent; to dissolve