acidolysis

noun
ac·​i·​dol·​y·​sis | \ ˌa-sə-ˈdä-lə-səs \
plural acidolyses\ ˌa-​sə-​ˈdä-​ləˌsēz \

Definition of acidolysis

: any chemical reaction analogous to hydrolysis in which an acid plays a role similar to that of water

First Known Use of acidolysis

circa 1928, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acidolysis

New Latin, from acidum acid + -o- + -lysis

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“Acidolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/acidolysis. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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