histolysis

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noun his·tol·y·sis \his-ˈtä-lə-səs\

Definition of histolysis

  1. :  the breakdown of bodily tissues

Origin and Etymology of histolysis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1857


Medical Dictionary

histolysis

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noun his·tol·y·sis \his-ˈtäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of histolysis

plural

histolyses

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  1. :  the breakdown of bodily tissues

histolytic

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