acidolysis

[as-i-dol-uh-sis]

noun Chemistry.

decomposition resulting from the interaction of a compound and an acid.

Nearby words

  1. acidimetry,
  2. acidity,
  3. acidize,
  4. acidly,
  5. acidogenic,
  6. acidometer,
  7. acidophil,
  8. acidophil adenoma,
  9. acidophilic,
  10. acidophilus

Origin of acidolysis

From New Latin; see origin at acid, -o-, -lysis

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