decarboxylation


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de·car·box·yl·a·tion

 (dē′kär-bŏk′sə-lā′shən)
n.
Removal of a carboxyl group from a chemical compound, usually with hydrogen replacing it.
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decarboxylation

(ˌdiːkɑːˌbɒksɪˈleɪʃən)
n
(Biochemistry) the removal or loss of a carboxyl group from an organic compound
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Noun1.decarboxylation - the process of removing a carboxyl group from a chemical compound (usually replacing it with hydrogen)
chemical action, chemical change, chemical process - (chemistry) any process determined by the atomic and molecular composition and structure of the substances involved
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