hydroxylation

noun
hy·​drox·​y·​la·​tion | \ hī-ˌdräk-sə-ˈlā-shən \

Medical Definition of hydroxylation

: the introduction of hydroxyl into an ion or radical usually by the replacement of hydrogen

Other Words from hydroxylation

hydroxylate \ -​ˈdräk-​sə-​ˌlāt \ transitive verb hydroxylated; hydroxylating

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