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hydrolyze

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verb hy·dro·lyze \ˈhī-drə-ˌlīz\

Definition of hydrolyze

hydrolyzedhydrolyzing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to hydrolysis

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo hydrolysis

hydrolyzable play \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective


Origin of hydrolyze

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin hydrolysis


First Known Use: 1880


Medical Dictionary

hydrolyze

verb hy·dro·lyze

Medical Definition of hydrolyze

hydrolyzed or chiefly British hydrolysed; hydrolyzing or chiefly British hydrolysing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to subject to hydrolysis

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to undergo hydrolysis

hydrolyzable or chiefly British hydrolysable \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\play adjective


Variants of hydrolyze

or chiefly British hydrolyse \ˈhī-drə-ˌlīz\play

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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "hydrolyze"


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