labilize

transitive verb
la·​bi·​lize
variants: or chiefly British labilise \ ˈlā-​bə-​ˌlīz \
labilized or chiefly British labilised; labilizing or chiefly British labilising

Medical Definition of labilize

: to render labile (as in chemical structure)

Other Words from labilize

labilization or chiefly British labilisation \ ˌlā-​bə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən \ noun

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