solvolysis

noun sol·vol·y·sis \ säl-ˈvä-lə-səs , sȯl- \

Definition of solvolysis

plural solvolyses play \säl-ˈvä-lə-ˌsēz, sȯl-\
:a chemical reaction (such as hydrolysis) of a solvent and solute that results in the formation of new compounds

solvolytic

play \ˌsäl-və-ˈli-tik, ˌsȯl-\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of solvolysis

New Latin, from English solvent + New Latin -o- + -lysis


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solvolysis

noun sol·vol·y·sis \ säl-ˈväl-ə-səs, sȯl- \

medical Definition of solvolysis

plural solvolyses play \-ˌsēz\
:a chemical reaction (as hydrolysis) of a solvent and solute that results in the formation of new compounds

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