esterolysis


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esterolysis

 [es″ter-ol´ĭ-sis]
the hydrolysis of an ester into its alcohol and acid. adj., adj esterolyt´ic.
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On the contrary, the experiments done by adding B into PET showed that esterolysis reactions are much slower.
Other reactions such as acidolysis, alcoholysis and esterolysis are disregarded for simplicity.