[ oh-zuh-nol-uh-sis, oh-zoh- ]
/ ˌoʊ zəˈnɒl ə sɪs, ˌoʊ zoʊ- /
the reaction of ozone with hydrocarbons.
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British Dictionary definitions for ozonolysis
/ (ˌəʊzəʊˈnɒlɪsɪs) /
chem the process of treating an organic compound with ozone to form an ozonide: used to locate double bonds in molecules
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Scientific definitions for ozonolysis
[ ō′zə-nŏl′ĭ-sĭs ]
A chemical reaction of ozone with another substance, usually an unsaturated organic compound, resulting in bond cleavage, used in synthesis and in analysis to locate the position of double and triple bonds in organic molecules.
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