a combining form representing amylum, in compound words: amylolysis.
Also, especially before a vowel, amyl-.

combining form of Greek ámylon starch, noun use of neuter of ámylos not milled (a- a-6 + mýl(ē) mill + -os adj. suffix) Unabridged
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amylo- or (before a vowel) amyl-
combining form
indicating starch: amylolysis; amylase
[from Latin: amylum]
amyl- or (before a vowel) amyl-
combining form
[from Latin: amylum]

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amylo- or amyl-
Starch: amylose.

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