[ aw-toh-kuh-tal-uh-sis ]
/ ˌɔ toʊ kəˈtæl ə sɪs /
noun, plural au·to·ca·tal·y·ses [aw-toh-kuh-tal-uh-seez] /ˌɔ toʊ kəˈtæl əˌsiz/. Chemistry, Biochemistry.
catalysis caused by a catalytic agent formed during a reaction.
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Origin of autocatalysis
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/ (ˌɔːtəʊkəˈtælɪsɪs) /
noun plural -ses (-ˌsiːz)
the catalysis of a reaction in which the catalyst is one of the products of the reaction
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[ ô′tō-kə-tăl′ĭ-sĭs ]
Catalysis of a chemical reaction by one of the products of the reaction.
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