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hydrogenolysis

[hahy-droh-juh-nol-uh-sis]
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noun, plural hy·dro·gen·ol·y·ses [hahy-droh-juh-nol-uh-seez] /ˌhaɪ droʊ dʒəˈnɒl əˌsiz/.
  1. decomposition of a compound resulting from its interaction with hydrogen.
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Origin of hydrogenolysis

First recorded in 1930–35; hydrogen + -o- + -lysis
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British Dictionary definitions for hydrogenolysis

hydrogenolysis

noun
  1. a chemical reaction in which a compound is decomposed by hydrogen
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