homolysis

noun

ho·​mol·​y·​sis hō-ˈmäl-ə-səs How to pronounce homolysis (audio)
plural homolyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce homolysis (audio)
: decomposition of a chemical compound into two uncharged atoms or radicals compare heterolysis sense 2
homolytic adjective

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“Homolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/homolysis. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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