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

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“Ammonolysis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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