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[in-ter-kuh n-vur-zhuh n, -shuh n]
  1. conversion of each of two things into the other; reciprocal conversion.
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Origin of interconversion

First recorded in 1860–65; inter- + conversion
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Historical Examples of interconversion

  • We have found substantial evidence which demonstrates that there is no interconversion of the two types of nucleic acid.

    On Handling the Data

    M. I. Mayfield

British Dictionary definitions for interconversion


  1. a process in which two things are each converted into the other, often as the result of chemical or physical activity
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