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esterify

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verb es·ter·i·fy \e-ˈster-ə-ˌfī\

Definition of esterify

esterified

esterifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to convert into an ester

esterification

play \-ˌster-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun



Medical Dictionary

esterify

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

Medical Definition of esterify

esterified

;

esterifying

  1. :  to convert into an ester

esterifiable

\e-ˌster-ə-ˈfī-ə-bəl\play adjective

esterification

\-fə-ˈkā-shən\play noun



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