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histolysis

[hi-stol-uh-sis] /hɪˈstɒl ə sɪs/
noun
1.
disintegration or dissolution of organic tissues.
Also called histodialysis.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; histo- + -lysis
Related forms
histolytic
[his-tl-it-ik] /ˌhɪs tlˈɪt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for histolysis

histolysis

/hɪˈstɒlɪsɪs/
noun
1.
the disintegration of organic tissues
Derived Forms
histolytic (ˌhɪstəˈlɪtɪk) adjective
histolytically, adverb
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histolysis in Medicine

histolysis his·tol·y·sis (hĭ-stŏl'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The breakdown and disintegration of tissue.


his'to·lyt'ic (hĭs'tə-lĭt'ĭk) adj.
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