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Decomposition or transformation of a compound caused by heat.

py′ro·lyt′ic (-rə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
py′ro·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.


(Chemistry) in a pyrolytic manner
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The carbon nano fibers (with comparatively lower surface energy) enhanced the osteoblast attachment, whilst the pyrolytically stripped fibers (with high surface energy compared to the carbon nano fibers), besides increasing the osteoblast attachment, decreased the adhesion of fibroblasts, chondrocytes and smooth muscle cells.
Thermogravimetric analyses along with microscopy of pyrolytically etched blends have been used for studying blend morphology (32-34).
7 mm Replicates 2 Integration time 5 s Signal mode Peak area Sample 20 [micro]L volume Furnace Pyrolytically type coated L'vov platform Inert gas Argon Furnace programme Temperature, Ramp, Hold, Gas flow rate, Step [degrees]C s s mL/min Drying 1 90 1 1 300 Drying 2 130 20 15 300 Pyrolysis 700 20 15 300 Atomization 1900 0 5 0 Cleaning 2500 1 5 300 Cooling 20 1 5 300 Table 2.
Organic compounds that are pyrolytically converted to elemental carbon were continuously monitored by measuring the transmission of diode laser light through the filter.