Medical Dictionary

decarboxylate

vt de·car·box·yl·ate \-sə-ˌlāt\
de·car·box·yl·at·edde·car·box·yl·at·ing

Medical Definition of DECARBOXYLATE

:  to remove carboxyl from
de·car·box·yl·a·tion \-ˌbäk-sə-ˈlā-shən\ noun

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