homolytic

adjective
ho·​mo·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌhō-mə-ˈli-tik How to pronounce homolytic (audio) , ˌhä- \

Definition of homolytic

of a chemical compound
: decomposing into two uncharged atoms or radicals

Other Words from homolytic

homolysis \ hō-​ˈmä-​lə-​səs How to pronounce homolysis (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of homolytic

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Homolytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homolytic. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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