Definition of disassimilative in English:

disassimilative

adjective

rarePhysiology Biochemistry
  • Of, relating to, or of the nature of disassimilation; catabolic.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From dis- + assimilative, after disassimilation.

Pronunciation

disassimilative

/ˌdɪsəˈsɪmɪlətɪv/