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homolysis

noun
  1. the dissociation of a molecule into two neutral fragmentsAlso called: homolytic fission Compare heterolysis (def. 2)
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Derived Formshomolytic (ˌhəʊməʊˈlɪtɪk, ˌhɒm-), adjective
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homolysis in Medicine

homolysis

(hō-mŏlĭ-sĭs)
n.
  1. Lysis of a cell by extracts of the same type of tissue.
  2. Lysis of red blood cells by homolysin and complement.
  3. Decomposition of a chemical compound into two uncharged atoms or radicals.
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