- of or relating to diastase.
- having the properties of diastase: diastatic action.
- Medicine/Medical, Physiology. of or relating to diastasis.
Also di·a·sta·sic [dahy-uh-stey-sik] /ˌdaɪ əˈsteɪ sɪk/.
Origin of diastatic
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Examples from the Web for diastatic
Yeast-juice contains glycogen and a diastatic enzyme which converts this into dextrins and finally into sugar.
No special study has been made of the diastatic enzymes which bring about the hydrolysis of these substances.
These ferments may belong to either of the following well-recognised classes: proteolytic, diastatic, invertin, rennet.
This destroys any diastatic ferment present in the serum and partially sterilises the fluid.
- Relating to diastasis.
- Relating to a diastase.
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