bacteriolysis


bac·te·ri·ol·y·sis

noun \(ˌ)bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈä-lə-səs\

Definition of BACTERIOLYSIS

:  destruction or dissolution of bacterial cells
bac·te·ri·o·lyt·ic \bak-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈli-tik\ adjective

Origin of BACTERIOLYSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1900

bac·te·ri·ol·y·sis

noun \(ˌ)bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈäl-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural bac·te·ri·ol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of BACTERIOLYSIS

: destruction or dissolution of bacterial cells
bac·te·ri·o·lyt·ic \bak-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

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