Definition of hydrolysis noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hydrolysis

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//haɪˈdrɒlɪsɪs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//haɪˈdrɑːlɪsɪs//
 
[uncountable](chemistry)
 
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a reaction with water which causes a compound to separate into its parts
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hydrolysis