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lyolysis

[lahy-ol-uh-sis]
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noun Chemistry.
  1. solvolysis.

Origin of lyolysis

lyo- (see lyophilic) + -lysis
Related formsly·o·lyt·ic [lahy-uh-lit-ik] /ˌlaɪ əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for lyolysis

lyolysis

noun
  1. chem the formation of an acid and a base from the interaction of a salt with a solvent
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