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amylolysis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Amylolysis  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  amylolysis 
  n  :  conversion  of  starch  to  sugar 




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