lyse

verb
\ˈlīs, ˈlīz \
lysed; lysing

Definition of lyse 

(Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to cause to undergo lysis

intransitive verb

: to undergo lysis

-lyse

Definition of -lyse (Entry 2 of 2)

chiefly British spelling of

First Known Use of lyse

Verb

1924, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for lyse

Verb

back-formation from New Latin lysis

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lyse

verb
\ˈlīs, ˈlīz \
lysed; lysing

Medical Definition of lyse 

transitive verb

: to cause to undergo lysis : produce lysis in cells were lysed

intransitive verb

: to undergo lysis

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