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Explanation of amylolysis by Wordnet Dictionary

amylolysis


    Noun
    1. conversion of starch to sugar



    Definition of amylolysis by GCIDE Dictionary

    amylolysis


    1. amylolysis ( ămĭlŏlĭsĭs ), n. [Amylum + Gr. λύσις a loosing.] ( Chem. ) The conversion of starch into soluble products, as dextrins and sugar, esp. by the action of enzymes. -- Amylolytic a.