noun, plural am·mo·nol·y·ses [am-uh-nol-uh-seez] /ˌæm əˈnɒl əˌsiz/. Chemistry.
decomposition in which ammonia is resolved into other compounds by being a source of H+ and NH2.
Origin of ammonolysis
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chem solvolysis in liquid ammonia
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The breaking of a chemical bond by ammonia during which an amino group is added at the point of breakage.
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