Medical Dictionary

biolysis

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noun bi·ol·y·sis \bī-ˈäl-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of biolysis

plural

biolyses

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  1. :  decomposition by living organisms of sewage and other complex materials

biolytic

\ˌbī-ə-ˈlit-ik\play adjective

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to decrease in size, extent, or degree

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