amylolysis etymology

English word amylolysis comes from English -lysis (Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.), English amylo-

Detailed word origin of amylolysis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lysis English (eng) Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.
amylo- English (eng)
amylolysis English (eng) The conversion of starch into sugar by the action of acids or enzymes such as amylase.

Words with the same origin as amylolysis

Descendants of -lysis
acantholytic acetolysis acetolytic atmolysis autohydrolysis autoproteolysis biolysis cerumenolysis chemolysis chromatolysis elastinolysis electrolysis endoproteolysis glycohydrolysis heterolytic homolysis hydrolysis karyolysis karyolytic lipolysis neurolysis octanolysis oncolysis onycholysis tenolysis
Descendants of amylo-
amylocaine amylomaltase amylopectin amyloplast