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noun sol·vol·y·sis \säl-ˈväl-ə-səs, sl-\
plural sol·vol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of SOLVOLYSIS

:  a chemical reaction (as hydrolysis) of a solvent and solute that results in the formation of new compounds


July 06, 2015
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