Hydrolyses



[hahy-drol-uh-sis] /haɪˈdrɒl ə sɪs/

noun, plural hydrolyses
[hahy-drol-uh-seez] /haɪˈdrɒl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
chemical decomposition in which a compound is split into other compounds by reacting with water.
[hahy-druh-lahyz] /ˈhaɪ drəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with or without object), hydrolyzed, hydrolyzing.
1.
to subject or be subjected to .
/haɪˈdrɒlɪsɪs/
noun
1.
a chemical reaction in which a compound reacts with water to produce other compounds
n.

“chemical decomposition by water,” 1880, formed in English from hydro- + Greek lysis “a loosening, a dissolution,” from lyein “to loosen, dissolve” (see lose).

hydrolysis hy·drol·y·sis (hī-drŏl’ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Decomposition of a chemical compound by reaction with water, such as the dissociation of a dissolved salt or the catalytic conversion of starch to glucose.
hy’dro·lyt’ic (-drə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.
hy’dro·lyze’ (-drə-līz) v.
hydrolysis
(hī-drŏl’ĭ-sĭs)
The breaking down of a chemical compound into two or more simpler compounds by reacting with water. The proteins, fats, and complex carbohydrates in food are broken down in the body by hydrolysis that is catalyzed by enzymes in the digestive tract.

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