esterolytic

adjective

es·​ter·​o·​lyt·​ic ˌes-tə-rō-ˈlit-ik How to pronounce esterolytic (audio)
: of, relating to, carrying out, or being the splitting of an ester into its component alcohol and acid
esterolysis noun
plural esterolyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce esterolytic (audio)

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“Esterolytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/esterolytic. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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