catalysis

noun ca·tal·y·sis \ kə-ˈta-lə-səs \

Definition of catalysis

plural catalyses play \-ˌsēz\
:a modification and especially increase in the rate of a chemical reaction induced by material unchanged chemically at the end of the reaction

Origin and Etymology of catalysis

Greek katalysis dissolution, from katalyein to dissolve, from kata- + lyein to dissolve, release — more at lose


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catalysis

noun ca·tal·y·sis \ kə-ˈtal-ə-səs \

medical Definition of catalysis

plural catalyses play \-ˌsēz\
:a change and especially increase in the rate of a chemical reaction induced by a catalyst

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