esterify

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

es·ter·i·fy

verb \e-ˈster-ə-ˌfī\
es·ter·i·fiedes·ter·i·fy·ing

Definition of ESTERIFY

transitive verb
:  to convert into an ester
es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion \-ˌster-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

First Known Use of ESTERIFY

1898

es·ter·i·fy

transitive verb \e-ˈster-ə-ˌfī\   (Medical Dictionary)
es·ter·i·fiedes·ter·i·fy·ing

Medical Definition of ESTERIFY

: to convert into an ester
es·ter·i·fi·able \e-ˌster-ə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\ adjective
es·ter·ifi·ca·tion \-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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