noun Chemistry.
a chemical reaction in which the solvent and solute interact; lyolysis.

1920–25; < Neo-Latin; see solve, -o-, -lysis

solvolytic [sol-vuh-lit-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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solvolysis (sɒlˈvɒlɪsɪs)
See also hydrolysis a chemical reaction occurring between a dissolved substance and its solvent
[from solv(ent) + -lysis]

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