Lys

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geographical name \ˈlēs\
variants: or in Belgium

Leie

play \ˈlā-ə, ˈlī-ə\

Definition of Lys

  1. river 120 miles (193 kilometers) long in France and Belgium flowing northeast into the Schelde River


lys-

combining form
variants: or

lysi-

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lyso-

Definition of lys-

  1. :  lysis lysin

Origin and Etymology of lys-

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


Medical Dictionary

Lys

abbreviation

Medical Definition of Lys

  1. lysine; lysyl


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