lysolecithin

noun
ly·​so·​lec·​i·​thin | \ ˌlī-sə-ˈle-sə-thən How to pronounce lysolecithin (audio) \

Definition of lysolecithin

: a hydrolytic substance formed by the enzymatic hydrolysis (as by some snake venoms) of a lecithin

First Known Use of lysolecithin

1923, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of lysolecithin was in 1923

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“Lysolecithin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lysolecithin. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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lysolecithin

noun
ly·​so·​lec·​i·​thin | \ ˌlī-sə-ˈles-ə-thən How to pronounce lysolecithin (audio) \

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