Main definitions of racemization in English

: racemization1racemization2

racemization1

(also racemisation)

noun

Chemistry
  • Conversion of an optically active substance into a racemic (and so optically inactive) form.

Origin

Late 19th century. From racem- + -ization. Compare French racémisation.

Pronunciation

racemization

/ˌrasɪmʌɪˈzeɪʃn/

Main definitions of racemization in English

: racemization1racemization2

racemization2

(British racemisation)

noun

Chemistry

Pronunciation

racemization

/ˌrasɪmʌɪˈzeɪʃn/