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bacteriolysis

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noun bac·te·ri·ol·y·sis \(ˌ)bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈä-lə-səs\

Definition of bacteriolysis

  1. :  destruction or dissolution of bacterial cells

bacteriolytic play \bak-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈli-tik\ adjective


Origin of bacteriolysis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1900


Medical Dictionary

bacteriolysis

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noun bac·te·ri·ol·y·sis \(ˌ)bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of bacteriolysis

plural bacteriolyses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  destruction or dissolution of bacterial cells

bacteriolytic \bak-ˌtir-ē-ə-ˈlit-ik\play adjective



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