Definition of plasmolytic in US English:

plasmolytic

adjective

Biology
  • Of, relating to, exhibiting plasmolysis; causing plasmolysis.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in George Goodale (1839–1923). From plasmo- + -lytic, after plasmolysis.

Pronunciation

plasmolytic

/ˌplazməˈlɪtɪk/