decarboxylate

transitive verb
de·​car·​box·​yl·​ate | \ -sə-ˌlāt How to pronounce decarboxylate (audio) \
decarboxylated; decarboxylating

Medical Definition of decarboxylate

: to remove carboxyl from

Other Words from decarboxylate

decarboxylation \ -​ˌbäk-​sə-​ˈlā-​shən How to pronounce decarboxylate (audio) \ noun

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decarboxylate

decay

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“Decarboxylate.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/decarboxylate. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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