carboxylation

[ kahr-bok-suh-ley-shuh n ]
/ kɑrˌbɒk səˈleɪ ʃən /

noun

the process of carboxylating.

Nearby words

  1. carboxyhemoglobinemia,
  2. carboxyl,
  3. carboxyl group,
  4. carboxylase,
  5. carboxylate,
  6. carboxylic acid,
  7. carboxyltransferase,
  8. carboxymethylcellulose,
  9. carboxypeptidase,
  10. carboy

Origin of carboxylation


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Medicine definitions for carboxylation

carboxylation

[ kär-bŏk′sə-lāshən ]

n.

The introduction of a carboxyl group into a compound or molecule.

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