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aminolysis

noun am·i·nol·y·sis \ ˌam-ə-ˈnäl-ə-səs \

medical Definition of aminolysis

plural aminolyses play \-ˌsēz\
1 : ammonolysis or any analogous decomposition in which an amine takes the place of ammonia
2 : hydrolytic deamination (as the conversion of an amino acid into a hydroxy acid)

aminolytic

play \ə-ˌmē-nə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

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