histolysis


his·tol·y·sis

noun \his-ˈtä-lə-səs\

Definition of HISTOLYSIS

:  the breakdown of bodily tissues

Origin of HISTOLYSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1857

his·tol·y·sis

noun \his-ˈtäl-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural his·tol·y·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of HISTOLYSIS

: the breakdown of bodily tissues
his·to·lyt·ic \ˌhis-tə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

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