Medical Dictionary

lactonize

verb lac·to·nize
variants: or chiefly British

lactonise

\ˈlak-tə-ˌnīz\play

Medical Definition of lactonize

lactonized

or chiefly British

lactonised

;

lactonizing

or chiefly British

lactonising

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to convert into a lactone

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become converted into a lactone

lactonization

or chiefly British

lactonisation

\ˌlak-tə-nə-ˈzā-shən\play noun

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