amylolysis


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am·y·lol·y·sis

(am'i-lol'i-sis),
Hydrolysis of starch into soluble products.
[amylo- + G. lysis, dissolution]

amylolysis

(ăm′ə-lŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Conversion of starch to sugars by the action of enzymes or acids.

am′y·lo·lyt′ic (-lō-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

amylolysis

[am′ēlol′isis]
Etymology: Gk, amylon, starch, lysis, loosening
the digestive process whereby starch is converted into sugars and dextrins by hydrolysis or by enzymatic activity.

am·y·lol·y·sis

(am'i-lol'i-sis)
Hydrolysis of starch into soluble products.
[amylo- + G. lysis, dissolution]
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