ozonolysis

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o·zo·nol·y·sis

(ō'zō-nol'ĭ-sis),
The splitting of a double bond in a hydrocarbon chain on treatment with ozone, with the formation of two carbon-containing structures, typically two aldehydes (an ozonide is the unstable intermediate); has been used to determine the structure of unsaturated fatty acids.
[ozone + G. lysis, dissolution]