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ozonolysis

[oh-zuh-nol-uh-sis, oh-zoh-] /ˌoʊ zəˈnɒl ə sɪs, ˌoʊ zoʊ-/
noun, Chemistry
1.
the reaction of ozone with hydrocarbons.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; ozono- + -lysis
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  • The other comprises certain reagents that react rapidly with ozone and possibly ozonolysis products.
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ozonolysis

/ˌəʊzəʊˈnɒlɪsɪs/
noun
1.
(chem) the process of treating an organic compound with ozone to form an ozonide: used to locate double bonds in molecules
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