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Diastatic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Diastatic (Physiol. Chem) Relating to diastase; having the properties of diastase; effecting the conversion of starch into sugar. "The influence of acids and alkalies on the diastatic action of saliva."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • diastatic Of or pertaining to diastase; possessing the properties of diastase: as, a diastatic ferment.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. separative. See Diastase

Usage

In literature:

The diastatic activity was likewise normal.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess
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