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hydrolyze

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verb hy·dro·lyze \ˈhī-drə-ˌlīz\

Definition of hydrolyze

hy·dro·lyzedhy·dro·lyz·ing

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to subject to hydrolysis

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to undergo hydrolysis

hy·dro·lyz·able 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

hy·dro·lyzed or chiefly British hy·dro·lysedhy·dro·lyz·ing or chiefly British hy·dro·lys·ing

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to subject to hydrolysis

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to undergo hydrolysis

  5. hy·dro·lyz·able or chiefly British hy·dro·lys·able \-ˌlī-zə-bəl\play adjective



Variants of hydrolyze

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

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