hydrolysis

noun hy·dro·ly·sis \ hī-ˈdrä-lə-səs \
Updated on: 2 May 2018

Definition of hydrolysis

: a chemical process of decomposition involving the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion of water

hydrolytic

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈli-tik\ adjective

hydrolytically

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈli-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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hydrolysis

noun hy·dro·ly·sis \ hī-ˈdräl-ə-səs, ˌhī-drə-ˈlī- \

medical Definition of hydrolysis

: a chemical process of decomposition involving the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion of water

hydrolytic

play \ˌhī-drə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

hydrolytically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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