autohydrolysis etymology

English word autohydrolysis comes from English auto-, English hydrolysis

Detailed word origin of autohydrolysis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
auto- English (eng) (from automatic) automatic. (from automobile) relating to cars or the driving of cars. Regarding oneself.
hydrolysis English (eng) (chemistry) A chemical process of decomposition involving the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion of water.
autohydrolysis English (eng) (biochemistry) hydrolysis of a peptide or enzyme catalysed by itself. (chemistry) hydrolysis using water alone (often at high temperatures).

Words with the same origin as autohydrolysis

Descendants of auto-
autoadjuvant autoaggregation autoamputate autobiographical autobiography autocatalytical autoconfigure autoconfirm autocorrect autocue autodelete autodestruct autoimmune autoloom automotive autophoretic autophosphatase autopilot autopositioning autorickshaw autosave autoscoring autosoliton autosuggestible autotarget
Descendants of hydrolysis
abhydrolase acetylhydrolase amidohydrolase aminohydrolase dihydrolase glucanohydrolase glucohydrolase glycohydrolase glycosylhydrolase hydrolase lysergamide lysergic lysergic acid lysergol metallohydrolase phosphohydrolase ribosylhydrolase ureohydrolase