[ ther-mol-uh-sis ]
/ θərˈmɒl ə sɪs /
Physiology. the dispersion of heat from the body.
Chemistry. dissociation by heat.
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OTHER WORDS FROM thermolysisther·mo·lyt·ic [thur-muh-lit-ik], /ˌθɜr məˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby thermolysis
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British Dictionary definitions for thermolysis
/ (θɜːˈmɒlɪsɪs) /
physiol loss of heat from the body
the dissociation of a substance as a result of heating
Derived forms of thermolysisthermolytic (ˌθɜːməʊˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for thermolysis
[ thər-mŏl′ĭ-sĭs ]
Dissipation of heat from the body, as by evaporation.
Dissociation or decomposition of chemical compounds by heat.
Other words from thermolysisther′mo•lyt′ic (thûr′mə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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