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ammonolysis

[am-uh-nol-uh-sis] /ˌæm əˈnɒl ə sɪs/
noun, plural ammonolyses
[am-uh-nol-uh-seez] /ˌæm əˈnɒl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA).
Chemistry.
1.
decomposition in which ammonia is resolved into other compounds by being a source of H + and NH 2 .
Origin of ammonolysis
1910-1915
First recorded in 1910-15; ammono- + -lysis
Related forms
ammonolitic
[uh-mohn-l-it-ik, am-uh-nl-] /əˌmoʊn lˈɪt ɪk, ˌæm ə nl-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for ammonolysis

ammonolysis

/ˌæməˈnɒlɪsɪs/
noun
1.
(chem) solvolysis in liquid ammonia
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ammonolysis in Medicine

ammonolysis am·mo·nol·y·sis (ām'ə-nŏl'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The breaking of a chemical bond by ammonia during which an amino group is added at the point of breakage.

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