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ir·re·vers·i·ble

(ir'rē-ver'si-bĕl),
Incapable of being reversed; permanent.
[L. in- (ir-) neg. + re-verto, pp. -versus, to turn back]

irreversible

[ir′əvur′sibəl]
Etymology: L, irrevertere, to not turn back
pertaining to a situation or condition that cannot be reversed.

ir·re·vers·i·ble

(ir'rĕ-vĕr'si-bĕl)
Incapable of being reversed; permanent.
[L. in- (ir-) neg. + re-verto, pp. -versus, to turn back]

irreversible (ir´ēvur´sebəl),

adj incapable of being reversed or returned to the original state.
irreversible hydrocolloid,
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