Definitions for photolysisfoʊˈtɒl ə sɪs
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Any chemical reaction in which a compound is decomposed after absorbing a photon
Origin: From φωτ- (phōt), root of (phōs) "light" + (lysis) "decomposition".
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Chemical bond cleavage reactions resulting from absorption of radiant energy.
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