Definition of biolytic in English:

biolytic

adjective

  • Designating the decomposition of organic matter by microbial or enzymic action, especially as part of a sewage treatment process where solids and liquids are treated separately; of or relating to such a treatment process.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From bio- + -lytic, originally after German biolytisch.

Pronunciation

biolytic

/ˌbʌɪəˈlɪtɪk/