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Search Results for: dissolution

Dissolution

Dissolution 1. The act of dissolving, sundering, or separating into component parts; separation. Dissolutions of ancient... Read More

Decay

Decay to pass gradually from a sound, prosperous, or perfect state, to one of imperfection, adversity, or dissolution; to... Read More

Decomposition

Definition noun The process or act of breaking down an organic material or substance into smaller constituent parts,... Read More

Oxidation

Oxidation Definition How do we define oxidation? There are several definitions of the oxidation process. Oxidation can be... Read More

Kidney dialysis

Kidney dialysis --> dialysis (Science: technique) The process of separating crystalloids and colloids in solution by the... Read More

Hydrolytic cleavage

Hydrolytic cleavage --> hydrolysis (Science: chemistry) The splitting of a compound into fragments by the addition of... Read More

Pluck

pluck 1. To pull; to draw. Its own nature . . . Plucks on its own dissolution. (Je. Taylor) 2. Especially, to pull with... Read More

Cytolysis

Definition noun (1) Osmotic lysis, i.e. the bursting or rupturing of cell membrane when the cell can no longer contain the... Read More

Enzymolysis

Enzymolysis 1. The splitting or cleavage of a substance into smaller parts by means of enzymatic action. 2. Lysis by the... Read More

Hemodialysis

Hemodialysis --> haemodialysis (Science: nephrology, procedure) The removal of certain elements from the blood by virtue of... Read More

Lysosome

Lysosome Definition noun plural: lysosomes ly·so·some, ˈlaɪsəˌsoʊm (cell biology) Organelle containing a large... Read More

Tendolysis

tendolysis release of a tendon from adhesions. Synonym: tenolysis. Origin: tendo-- G. Lysis,... Read More

Reducing sugar

Reducing Sugar Definition What is reducing sugar? The type of sugar that acts as the reducing agent and can effectively... Read More

Tropocollagen

Definition noun, plural: tropocollagens A single collagen molecule; a molecular structure that makes up a collagen fiber,... Read More

Bacteriolysin

Definition noun, plural: bacteriolysins (1) A specific antibody that combines with bacterial cells (antigens) and, in the... Read More

Cross-linking

Cross-linking Definition Cross-linking, in general, means the forming of cross-links between the joining structures. In... Read More