hydrolytic process

hydrolytic process

[¦hī·drə¦lid·ik ′prä·səs]
(chemistry)
A reaction of both organic and inorganic chemistry wherein water effects a double decomposition with another compound, hydrogen going to one compound and hydroxyl to another.
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