Definitions for: Amylolysis


[n] conversion of starch to sugar



Webster (1913) Definition: Am`y*lol"y*sis, n. [Amylum + Gr. ? a loosing.]
(Chem.)
The conversion of starch into soluble products, as dextrins
and sugar, esp. by the action of enzymes. --
Am`y*lo*lyt"ic, a.

See Also: chemical action, chemical change, chemical process

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