pyrolysis


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py·rol·y·sis

(pī-rol'i-sis),
Decomposition of a substance by heat.
[pyro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

pyrolysis

[pīrol′isis]
the decomposition of a chemical compound by the application of heat.

py·rol·y·sis

(pī-rol'i-sis)
Decomposition of a substance by heat.
[pyro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

py·rol·y·sis

(pī-rol'i-sis)
Decomposition of a substance by heat.
[pyro- + G. lysis, dissolution]

pyrolysis (pīrol´isis),

n the breaking down of a substance through the application of heat.

pyrolysis

decomposition by heating; said of organic materials.
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