Lysis definitions

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The dissolution or destruction of cells, such as blood cells or bacteria, as by the action of a specific lysin that disrupts the cell membrane.
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The gradual subsiding of the symptoms of an acute disease.
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Decomposition; dissolving; disintegration.

Hydrolysis.

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The process of cell destruction through the action of specific lysins.
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The gradual ending of disease symptoms.
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A loosening, dissolution, dissolving, destruction.

Catalysis, electrolysis.

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The dissolution or destruction of cells, such as blood cells or bacteria, as by the action of a specific lysin that disrupts the cell membrane.
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The gradual subsiding of the symptoms of an acute disease.
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The disintegration of a cell resulting from destruction of its membrane by a chemical substance, especially an antibody or enzyme.
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(medicine, pathology) A gradual recovery from disease (opposed to crisis).
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(biochemistry) The disintegration or destruction of cells.
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Origin of lysis

New Latin from Latin a loosening from Greek lusis from lūein to loosen leu- in Indo-European roots