derivatization

noun
de·​riv·​a·​ti·​za·​tion | \ də-ˌri-və-tə-ˈzā-shən How to pronounce derivatization (audio) \

Definition of derivatization

: the conversion of a chemical compound into a derivative (as for identification)

Other Words from derivatization

derivatize \ də-​ˈri-​və-​ˌtīz How to pronounce derivatization (audio) \ transitive verb

First Known Use of derivatization

1937, in the meaning defined above

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derivative of a function

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“Derivatization.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/derivatization. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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