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acetolysis

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noun ac·e·tol·y·sis \ˌas-ə-ˈtäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of acetolysis

plural

acetolyses

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  1. 1:  a chemical reaction analogous to hydrolysis in which acetic acid plays a role similar to that of water

  2. 2:  simultaneous acetylation and hydrolysis


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