Associations to the word «Hydrolysis»

Wiktionary

HYDROLYSIS, noun. (chemistry) A chemical process of decomposition involving the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion of water.
HYDROLYSIS, noun. (biochemistry) The degradation of certain biopolymers (proteins, complex sugars) by the chemical process that results in smaller polymers or monomers (such as amino acids or monosaccharides)

Dictionary definition

HYDROLYSIS, noun. 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.

Wise words

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Stephen King