homolysis

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ho·mol·y·sis

 (hə-mŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. ho·mol·y·ses (-sēz′)
A chemical reaction in which the breaking of bonds yields molecular fragments each having one unpaired electron.

ho′mo·lyt′ic (hō′mə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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homolysis

(hɒˈmɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Chemistry) the dissociation of a molecule into two neutral fragments. Also called: homolytic fission Compare heterolysis2
homolytic adj
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