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cytolysis

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noun cy·tol·y·sis \sī-ˈtä-lə-səs\

Definition of cytolysis

  1. :  the usually pathologic dissolution or disintegration of cells

cytolytic

play \ˌsī-tə-ˈli-tik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of cytolysis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1907


Medical Dictionary

cytolysis

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noun cy·tol·y·sis \sī-ˈtäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of cytolysis

plural

cytolyses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. :  the usually pathological dissolution or disintegration of cells

cytolytic

\ˌsīt-əl-ˈit-ik\play adjective



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