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HYDROLYSIS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hydrolysis mean? 

HYDROLYSIS (noun)
  The noun HYDROLYSIS has 1 sense:

1. a chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds; involves the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion from the water

  Familiarity information: HYDROLYSIS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HYDROLYSIS (noun)


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Meaning:

A chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds; involves the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion from the water

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural processes

Hypernyms ("hydrolysis" is a kind of...):

chemical reaction; reaction ((chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others)


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