aminolysis

noun
am·i·nol·y·sis | \ˌam-ə-ˈnäl-ə-səs \
plural aminolyses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of aminolysis 

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)

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