derivatize derivatize v. t. (Chem.) to alter the chemical composition [of a compound] by a chemical reaction which changes some part of the molecule, leaving most of the molecule unchanged; to prepare a derivative[6] from.

Syn: modify. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • derivatize — verb To prepare one or more derivatives of a compound See Also: derivatization …   Wiktionary

  • derivatize — de·riv·a·tize …   English syllables

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  • derivatization — noun Date: 1967 the conversion of a chemical compound into a derivative (as for identification) • derivatize transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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