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[sak-uh-roh-lit-ik] /ˌsæk ə roʊˈlɪt ɪk/
adjective, Chemistry.
of or causing the hydrolysis of sugars.

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


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