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glycerolysis

[glis-uh-rol-uh-sis] /ˌglɪs əˈrɒl ə sɪs/
noun, plural glycerolyses
[glis-uh-rol-uh-seez] /ˌglɪs əˈrɒl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
chemical decomposition resulting from the interaction of a compound and glycerol.
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  • As a stabilizer in mono- and diglycerides prepared by the glycerolysis of edible fats or oils.

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