autocatalysis

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noun au·to·ca·tal·y·sis \ ˌȯ-tō-kə-ˈta-lə-səs \

Definition of autocatalysis

plural autocatalyses play \-ˌsēz\
:catalysis of a reaction by one of its products

autocatalytic

play \-ˌka-tə-ˈli-tik\ adjective

autocatalytically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of autocatalysis

New Latin


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autocatalysis

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noun au·to·ca·tal·y·sis \ ˌȯt-ō-kə-ˈtal-ə-səs \

medical Definition of autocatalysis

plural autocatalyses play \-ˌsēz\
:catalysis of a reaction by one of its products called also autoactivation

autocatalytic

play \-ˌkat-ᵊl-ˈit-ik\ adjective

autocatalytically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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