enolize

verb
eno·​lize
variants: or British enolise \ -​ˌlīz How to pronounce enolize (audio) \
enolized or British enolised; enolizing or British enolising

Medical Definition of enolize

transitive verb

: to convert into an enol or an enolic hydroxyl group

Other Words from enolize

enolizable or British enolisable \ ˌē-​nə-​ˈlī-​zə-​bəl How to pronounce enolize (audio) \ adjective
enolization or British enolisation \ -​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce enolize (audio) \ noun

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“Enolize.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/enolize. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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