\ha͡ɪdɹˈɒləsˌɪs], \haɪdɹˈɒləsˌɪs], \h_aɪ_d_ɹ_ˈɒ_l_ə_s_ˌɪ_s]\
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A chemical process whereby a compound takes up oxygen and hydrogen in the proportion forming water and is thereupon resolved into other compounds; the result is called splitting ("fat-splitting," "starch-splitting," etc.) when it is induced in the animal or vegetable body through the action of enzymes.
By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland