Definition of acidolysis in English:

acidolysis

noun

Chemistry
  • A reaction in which a chemical bond is broken by an acid and the hydrogen and anion of the acid become independently attached to the two separated parts; the decomposition of a compound in this way.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in British Patents. From acid + -o- + -lysis.

Pronunciation:

acidolysis

/ˌasɪˈdɒlɪsɪs/