bacteriolysis

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

Definition of bacteriolysis 

: destruction or dissolution of bacterial cells

Other Words from bacteriolysis

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

First Known Use of bacteriolysis

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bacteriolysis

New Latin

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bacteriolysis

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

Medical Definition of bacteriolysis 

: destruction or dissolution of bacterial cells

Other Words from bacteriolysis

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

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