Di`a*stat"ic (?), a. [Gr. separative. See Diastase.] 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. Lauder Brunton.


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