lyse

verb \ ˈlīs , ˈlīz \

Definition of lyse

lysed; lysing
transitive verb
:to cause to undergo lysis
intransitive verb
:to undergo lysis

Origin and Etymology of lyse

back-formation from New Latin lysis


-lyse

Definition of -lyse

  • chiefly British spelling of

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lyse

verb \ ˈlīs , ˈlīz \

medical Definition of lyse

lysed; lysing
transitive verb
:to cause to undergo lysis :produce lysis in
  • cells were lysed
intransitive verb
:to undergo lysis

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