autocatalytic


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au·to·cat·a·lyt·ic

(aw'tō-kat'ă-lit'ik),
Relating to autocatalysis.
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au·to·cat·a·lyt·ic

(aw'tō-kat-ă-lit'ik)
Relating to autocatalysis.
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autocatalysis

(ot?o-ka-tal'i-sis) [ auto- + aatalysis]
Increase in the rate of a chemical reaction resulting from products that are produced in the reaction acting as catalysts.
Synonym: autoactivation See: catalystautocatalytic (-kat-a-lit'ik), adjective
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autocatalytic

(of a substance) catalysing its own production. The more substance is made, the more catalyst is available for further production.
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