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lysis

ly·sis

lysis

 
pronunciation:
laI sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the destruction or splitting of cells by antibodies, chemical agents, or the like.
definition 2: in medicine, the gradual subsiding of disease symptoms.
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The word lysis contains the following part:
lys, lyt, -lyze Greek root that means break down, disintegrate