Definition of Acetolysis

1. Noun. (organic chemistry) The breakdown of an organic compound using either acetic acid or acetic anhydride ¹



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Medical Definition of Acetolysis

1. Decomposition of an organic compound with the addition of the elements of acetic acid at the point of decomposition; analogous to hydrolysis and phosphorolysis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acetolysis

acetohexamide reductase
acetohydroxamic
acetohydroxamic acid
acetoin
acetoin dehydrogenase
acetokinase
acetol
acetol dehydrogenase
acetolactate
acetolactate synthase
acetolactates
acetolactic
acetolactic acid
acetolactic acids
acetolyses
acetolysis (current term)
acetomenaphthone
acetometer
acetometers
acetominophen
acetonaemia
acetonaemic
acetonaphthone
acetone
acetone-butanol fermentation
acetone-insoluble antigen
acetone body
acetone carboxylase
acetone chloroform
acetone compound

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