variants or lysi- or lyso-
: lysis
lysin

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek lys-, lysi- loosening, from lysis

Dictionary Entries Near lys-

Cite this Entry

“Lys-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lys-. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Medical Definition

Lys

abbreviation
lysine; lysyl

Geographical Definition

Lys

geographical name

variants or in Belgium Leie
ˈlā-ə How to pronounce Lys (audio)
ˈlī-ə
river 120 miles (193 kilometers) long in France and Belgium flowing northeast into the Schelde River
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