transesterification

noun
trans·​es·​ter·​i·​fi·​ca·​tion | \ ˌtran(t)s-e-ˌster-ə-fə-ˈkā-shən, tranz- How to pronounce transesterification (audio) \

Medical Definition of transesterification

: a reversible reaction in which one ester is converted into another (as by interchange of ester groups with an alcohol in the presence of a base)

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