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radiolysis

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noun ra·di·ol·y·sis \ˌrā-dē-ˈä-lə-səs\

Definition of radiolysis

  1. :  chemical decomposition by the action of radiation

ra·dio·lyt·ic play \-dē-ə-ˈli-tik\ adjective


Origin of radiolysis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1948


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radiolysis

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noun ra·di·ol·y·sis \ˌrād-ē-ˈäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of radiolysis

plural ra·di·ol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  chemical decomposition by the action of radiation—compare photolysis




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