Definition of tautomerize in US English:

tautomerize

(also tautomerise)

verb

Chemistry
  • no object To undergo conversion into another tautomeric form. Also with object: to convert (a compound) into a tautomeric form.

Origin

Early 20th century. From tautomer + -ize, after German tautomerisieren.

Pronunciation

tautomerize

/tɔːˈtɒmərʌɪz/