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alcoholysis

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noun al·co·hol·y·sis \-ˈhäl-ə-səs, -ˈhȯl-\

Medical Definition of alcoholysis

plural

alcoholyses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  a chemical reaction analogous to hydrolysis in which an alcohol plays a role similar to that of water <alcoholysis of oils and fats>




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