aminolysis

[ ăm′ə-nŏlĭ′-sĭs ]

n.

The replacement of a halogen in an alkyl or aryl group by an amine radical and the elimination of hydrogen halide.

Nearby words

  1. aminocarb,
  2. aminocitric acid,
  3. aminocyclohexane,
  4. aminoglutethimide,
  5. aminoglycoside,
  6. aminopeptidase,
  7. aminophenazone,
  8. aminophenol,
  9. aminopherase,
  10. aminophylline


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