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electrolysis

e·lec·trol·y·sis

electrolysis

 
pronunciation:
ih lek tra l sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: chemical change produced by the passage of electric current through an electrolyte.
definition 2: the application of electric current to destroy living tissue such as hair roots or skin growths.
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The word electrolysis contains the following part:
lys, lyt, -lyze Greek root that means break down, disintegrate