Radiolysis



[rey-dee-ol-uh-sis] /reɪ diˈɒl ə sɪs/

noun, Chemistry.
1.
the dissociation of molecules by ionizing radiation.
/ˌreɪdɪˈɒlɪsɪs/
noun
1.
chemical decomposition caused by radiation, such as a beam of electrons or X-rays

radiolysis ra·di·ol·y·sis (rā’dē-ŏl’ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl ra·di·ol·y·ses (-sēz)
Molecular decomposition of a substance as a result of radiation.
ra’di·o·lyt’ic (-ə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.

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