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ammonolysis

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

medical Definition of ammonolysis

plural ammonolyses play \-ˌsēz\
: 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

ammonolytic

play \ə-ˌmō-nə-ˈlit-ik, -ˌmän-ə-; ˌam-ə-(ˌ)nō-\ adjective

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