noun, plural hy·drol·y·ses [hahy-drol-uh-seez] /haɪˈdrɒl əˌsiz/.
Examples from the Web for hydrolysis
It aids in the hydrolysis of the starch for the use of the growing embryo.
The reaction for the hydrolysis of fats has been discussed in connection with the process for the manufacture of glycerine.
Dextrin, as has already been stated, is an intermediate product of the hydrolysis of starch by acid or enzymes.Dietetics for Nurses|Fairfax T. Proudfit
This hydrolysis is brought about by the enzyme "diastase," which is present in the sprouting grain.
Why, there was my theory of the hydrolysis of casein by trypsin, which Professor Walters had been carrying out in his laboratory.The Jacket (The Star-Rover)|Jack London