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homolysis

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noun ho·mol·y·sis \hō-ˈmäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of homolysis

plural

homolyses

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  1. :  decomposition of a chemical compound into two uncharged atoms or radicals—compare heterolysis 2

homolytic

\ˌhō-mə-ˈlit-ik, ˌhäm-ə-\play play adjective

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