derivatization


de·riv·a·ti·za·tion

noun \də-ˌri-və-tə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of DERIVATIZATION

:  the conversion of a chemical compound into a derivative (as for identification)
de·riv·a·tize \də-ˈri-və-ˌtīz\ transitive verb

First Known Use of DERIVATIZATION

1967

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