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saccharolytic

[sak-uh-roh-lit-ik] /ˌsæk ə roʊˈlɪt ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry
1.
of or causing the hydrolysis of sugars.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10; saccharo- + -lytic
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saccharolytic in Medicine

saccharolytic sac·cha·ro·lyt·ic (sāk'ə-rō-lĭt'ĭk)
adj.
Capable of hydrolyzing or otherwise metabolizing a sugar molecule resulting in the production of energy.

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