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heterolysis

Syllabification: het·er·ol·y·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌhetəˈräləsis, -rōˈlīsis/

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Definition of heterolysis in English:

noun

1 Biology The dissolution of cells by lysins or enzymes from different species.
2 Chemistry The breakdown of a compound into oppositely charged ions.

Derivatives

heterolytic

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adjective

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