Amylic fermentation
Amylic A*myl"ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, amyl; as, amylic ether. [1913 Webster]

{Amylic alcohol} (Chem.), same as {amyl alcohol}.

{Amylic fermentation} (Chem.), a process of fermentation in starch or sugar in which amyl alcohol is produced. --Gregory. [1913 Webster]


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  • Amylic — A*myl ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, amyl; as, amylic ether. [1913 Webster] {Amylic alcohol} (Chem.), same as {amyl alcohol}. {Amylic fermentation} (Chem.), a process of fermentation in starch or sugar in which amyl alcohol is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Amylic alcohol — Amylic A*myl ic, a. (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, amyl; as, amylic ether. [1913 Webster] {Amylic alcohol} (Chem.), same as {amyl alcohol}. {Amylic fermentation} (Chem.), a process of fermentation in starch or sugar in which amyl alcohol …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fermentation — 1. A chemical change induced in a complex organic compound by the action of an enzyme, whereby the substance is split into simpler compounds. 2. In bacteriology, the anaerobic dissimilation of substrates with the production …   Medical dictionary

  • Alcoholism — • The term is understood to include all the changes that may occur in the human organism after the ingestion of any form of alcohol Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Alcoholism     Alcoholism …   Catholic encyclopedia

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