Medical Dictionary


noun am·mo·nol·y·sis \ˌam-ə-ˈnäl-ə-səs\
plural am·mo·nol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of AMMONOLYSIS

:  a chemical reaction similar to hydrolysis in which ammonia reacts with another compound usually to form an amine <the ammonolysis of organic esters yields acid amides>
am·mo·no·lyt·ic \ə-ˌmō-nə-ˈlit-ik, -ˌmän-ə-; ˌam-ə-(ˌ)nō-\ adjective


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