oncolysis

noun
on·​col·​y·​sis | \ -ˈkä-lə-səs How to pronounce oncolysis (audio) \
plural oncolyses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce oncolyses (audio) \

Medical Definition of oncolysis

: the destruction of tumor cells

Other Words from oncolysis

oncolytic \ ˌäŋ-​kə-​ˈlit-​ik How to pronounce oncolytic (audio) \ adjective
oncolytically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce oncolytically (audio) \ adverb

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“Oncolysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/oncolysis. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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