hydrolyze


hy·dro·lyze

verb \ˈhī-drə-ˌlīz\
hy·dro·lyzedhy·dro·lyz·ing

Definition of HYDROLYZE

transitive verb
:  to subject to hydrolysis
intransitive verb
:  to undergo hydrolysis
hy·dro·lyz·able \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective

Origin of HYDROLYZE

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin hydrolysis
First Known Use: 1880

hy·dro·lyze

verb    (Medical Dictionary)
hy·dro·lyzed or chiefly British hy·dro·lysedhy·dro·lyz·ing or chiefly British hy·dro·lys·ing

Medical Definition of HYDROLYZE

transitive verb
: to subject to hydrolysis
intransitive verb
: to undergo hydrolysis
hy·dro·lyz·able or chiefly British hy·dro·lys·able \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\ adjective

Variants of HYDROLYZE

hy·dro·lyze or chiefly British hy·dro·lyse \ˈhī-drə-ˌlīz\

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