Meaning of disassimilate in English:

disassimilate

Pronunciation /ˌdɪsəˈsɪmɪleɪt/

See synonyms for disassimilate

verb

rare Physiology Biochemistry
  • To perform disassimilation upon; to break down into simpler substances.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Harriet Martineau (1802–1876), writer and journalist. From dis- + assimilate, after disassimilation.