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esterification

 [es-ter″ĭ-fĭ-ka´shun]
conversion of an acid into an ester by combination with an alcohol and removal of a molecule of water.

es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion

(es-ter'i-fi-kā'shŭn),
The process of forming an ester, as in the reaction of ethanol and acetic acid to form ethyl acetate.

esterification

the process of combining an organic acid (RCOOH) with an alcohol (ROH) to form an ester (RCOOR) and water.

es·ter·i·fi·ca·tion

(es-ter'i-fi-kā'shŭn)
The process of forming an ester, as in the reaction of ethanol and acetic acid to form ethyl acetate.

esterification

the formation of an ESTER.

esterification

conversion of an acid into an ester by combination with an alcohol and removal of a molecule of water.
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