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alcoholysis

noun al·co·hol·y·sis \ -ˈhäl-ə-səs, -ˈhȯl- \

medical Definition of alcoholysis

plural alcoholyses play \-ˌsēz\
: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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