Medical Dictionary


noun al·co·hol·y·sis \-ˈhäl-ə-səs, -ˈhl-\
plural al·co·hol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of ALCOHOLYSIS

:  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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