bacteriolytic

bacteriolysis

[bak-teer-ee-ol-uh-sis]
noun
disintegration or dissolution of bacteria.

Origin:
1890–95; bacterio- + -lysis

bacteriolytic [bak-teer-ee-uh-lit-ik] , noun, adjective
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bacteriolysis (bækˌtɪərɪˈɒlɪsɪs)
 
n
the destruction or disintegration of bacteria
 
bacteriolytic
 
adj

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bacteriolysis bac·te·ri·ol·y·sis (bāk-tēr'ē-ŏl'ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. bac·te·ri·ol·y·ses (-sēz')
Dissolution or destruction of bacteria.


bac·te'ri·o·lyt'ic (-ə-lĭt'ĭk) adj.
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