hydrogenolysis

hydrogenolysis

[hahy-droh-juh-nol-uh-sis]
noun, plural hydrogenolyses [hahy-droh-juh-nol-uh-seez] .
decomposition of a compound resulting from its interaction with hydrogen.

Origin:
1930–35; hydrogen + -o- + -lysis

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hydrogenolysis (ˌhaɪdrəʊdʒɪˈnɒlɪsɪs)
 
n
a chemical reaction in which a compound is decomposed by hydrogen

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