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hydrolyze

[hahy-druh-lahyz] /ˈhaɪ drəˌlaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), hydrolyzed, hydrolyzing.
1.
to subject or be subjected to hydrolysis.
Also, especially British, hydrolyse.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; hydro(lysis) + -lyze
Related forms
hydrolyzable, adjective
hydrolyzation, noun
hydrolyzer, noun
unhydrolyzed, adjective
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  • Carbohydrates are hydrolysed into simple sugars, such as glucose and fructose.

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