Medical Dictionary

enolize

verb eno·lize
variants: or British

enolise

\-ˌlīz\play

Medical Definition of enolize

enolized

or British

enolised

;

enolizing

or British

enolising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to convert into an enol or an enolic hydroxyl group

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become enolized

enolizable

or British

enolisable

\ˌē-nə-ˈlī-zə-bəl\play adjective

enolization

or British

enolisation

\-lə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

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