homolysis

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ho·mol·y·sis

(hō-mol'i-sis),
Lysis of red blood cells by a homolysin and complement.

ho·mol·y·sis

(hŏ-mol'i-sis)
Lysis of red blood cells by a homolysin and complement.
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Thus, long-chain radicals were generated because of homolytic cleavage, as shown in the case of polymer solutions (11).
This type of bond breaking is known as homolytic cleavage, since the two electrons involved in the bond are separated.
The rate-determining step of the consecutive reactions, peroxide [right arrow] alkoxy radical [right arrow] polymer chain radical, is the homolytic cleavage of the peroxide.