acetolysis


ac·e·tol·y·sis

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

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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