saccharolytic etymology

English word saccharolytic comes from English -lytic, English saccharo- (Sugar.)

Detailed word origin of saccharolytic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lytic English (eng) Used in adjectives relating to nouns with the suffix -lysis.
saccharo- English (eng) Sugar.
saccharolytic English (eng) (of a bacterium, mold, etc.) Breaking down carbohydrates for energy.

Words with the same origin as saccharolytic

Descendants of -lytic
adipolytic adrenolytic amidolytic biolytic cerumenolytic erythrolytic exolytic gelatinolytic glycogenolytic glycogenolytically glycolytic haemolytic homolytic karyolytic keratinolytic ligninolytic oncolytic photolytic photolytically psycholytic thiolytic thrombolytic urealytic zymolytic
Descendants of saccharo-
aminosaccharide decasaccharide disaccharide glucosaccharide heterosaccharide hexasaccharide monosaccharide oligosaccharide pentasaccharide polysaccharase polysaccharide saccharocolloid saccharogen saccharoid saccharolipid saccharometabolic saccharometer saccharometry saccharomycete saccharomycosis saccharose saccholactic tetrasaccharide trisaccharide