Medical Dictionary

acetolysis

noun ac·e·tol·y·sis \ˌas-ə-ˈtäl-ə-səs\
plural ac·e·tol·y·ses \-ə-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ACETOLYSIS

1
:  a chemical reaction analogous to hydrolysis in which acetic acid plays a role similar to that of water
2
:  simultaneous acetylation and hydrolysis

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