octanolysis etymology

English word octanolysis comes from English octanol, English -lysis (Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.)

Detailed word origin of octanolysis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
octanol English (eng) (organic compound) Any of many isomers of the saturated aliphatic alcohol having eight carbon atoms, but especially the simple primary alcohol n-octanol; its esters are used in perfumery.
-lysis English (eng) Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.
octanolysis English (eng) Alcoholysis using octanol.

Words with the same origin as octanolysis

Descendants of -lysis
acantholytic acetolysis acetolytic atmolysis autohydrolysis autoproteolysis biolysis cerumenolysis chemolysis chromatolysis elastinolysis electrolysis endoproteolysis glycohydrolysis heterolytic homolysis hydrolysis karyolysis karyolytic lipolysis neurolysis oncolysis onycholysis tenolysis