al·​co·​hol·​y·​sis -ˈhäl-ə-səs, -ˈhȯl- How to pronounce alcoholysis (audio)
plural alcoholyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce alcoholysis (audio)
: a chemical reaction analogous to hydrolysis in which an alcohol plays a role similar to that of water
alcoholysis of oils and fats

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“Alcoholysis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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