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alcoholysis

[ al-kuh-haw-luh-sis, -hol-uh- ]
/ 藢忙l k蓹藞h蓴 l蓹 s瑟s, -藞h蓲l 蓹- /
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noun Chemistry.
chemical decomposition resulting from the interaction of a compound and an alcohol.
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Origin of alcoholysis

OTHER WORDS FROM alcoholysis

al路co路hol路yt路ic [al-kuh-haw-lit-ik, -ho-], /藢忙l k蓹 h蓴藞l瑟t 瑟k, -h蓲-/, adjective
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Medical definitions for alcoholysis

alcoholysis
[ 膬l鈥瞜蓹-h么l沫-s沫s ]

n. pl. al鈥o鈥ol鈥鈥es (-s膿z鈥)
A reaction in which a chemical bond is broken by the addition of alcohol.
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