hydrogenolysis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From hydrogen +‎ -o- +‎ -lysis.

Noun[edit]

hydrogenolysis (countable and uncountable, plural hydrogenolyses)

  1. (chemistry) the cleavage of a molecule, especially that of a carbon-carbon bond, with the addition of hydrogen atoms to the fragments

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