- to subject or be subjected to hydrolysis.
Also especially British, hy·dro·lyse.
Origin of hydrolyze
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They are very difficult to hydrolyze, and indigestible by animals.
A large number of such enzymes have been found in plants, many of which hydrolyze only a single glucoside.
These materials are so extremely difficult to hydrolyze that their composition has not yet been definitely determined.
Heated with water in the absence of free acid, they hydrolyze even more readily than the salts of aluminium.An Elementary Study of Chemistry