glycerolysis

[glis-uh-rol-uh-sis]
noun, plural glycerolyses [glis-uh-rol-uh-seez] .
chemical decomposition resulting from the interaction of a compound and glycerol.

Origin:
glycero(l) + -lysis

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As a stabilizer in mono- and diglycerides prepared by the glycerolysis of edible fats or oils.
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