etherification

noun
ether·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ i-ˌther-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən How to pronounce etherification (audio) , ˌē-thər- How to pronounce etherification (audio) \

Medical Definition of etherification

: the process of converting a substance (as an alcohol or phenol) into an ether

Other Words from etherification

etherify \ i-​ˈther-​ə-​ˌfī How to pronounce etherification (audio) \ transitive verb etherified; etherifying

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“Etherification.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/etherification. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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