bi·​ol·​y·​sis bī-ˈäl-ə-səs How to pronounce biolysis (audio)
plural biolyses -ˌsēz How to pronounce biolysis (audio)
: decomposition by living organisms of sewage and other complex materials
biolytic adjective

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“Biolysis.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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