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lactonize

[lak-toh-nahyz] /ˈlæk toʊˌnaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), lactonized, lactonizing.
1.
to change into a lactone.
Also, especially British, lactonise.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; lactone + -ize
Related forms
lactonization, noun
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