ammonolysis

noun
am·​mo·​nol·​y·​sis | \ ˌam-ə-ˈnäl-ə-səs How to pronounce ammonolysis (audio) \
plural ammonolyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce ammonolyses (audio) \

Medical Definition of ammonolysis

: a chemical reaction similar to hydrolysis in which ammonia reacts with another compound usually to form an amine the ammonolysis of organic esters yields acid amides

Other Words from ammonolysis

ammonolytic \ ə-​ˌmō-​nə-​ˈlit-​ik How to pronounce ammonolytic (audio) , -​ˌmän-​ə-​; ˌam-​ə-​(ˌ)nō-​ How to pronounce ammonolytic (audio) \ adjective

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“Ammonolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/ammonolysis. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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