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carboxylation

[kahr-bok-suh-ley-shuh n] /kɑrˌbɒk səˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the process of carboxylating.
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carboxylation in Medicine

carboxylation car·box·yl·a·tion (kär-bŏk'sə-lā'shən)
n.
The introduction of a carboxyl group into a compound or molecule.

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