photolysis

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From Ancient Greek φωτ- (phōt-), root of φῶς (phôs, light) + λύσις (lúsis, decomposition); synchronically, photo- +‎ -lysis.

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photolysis (uncountable)

  1. (chemistry) Any chemical reaction in which a compound is decomposed after absorbing a photon

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