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lyse

[lahys] /laɪs/
verb (used with object), lysed, lysing.
1.
to cause dissolution or destruction of cells by lysins.
verb (used without object), lysed, lysing.
2.
to undergo lysis.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; back formation from lysin or lysis

-lyse

Chiefly British
1.
variant of -lyze.
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British Dictionary definitions for lyse

lyse

/laɪs; laɪz/
verb
1.
to undergo or cause to undergo lysis
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Word Origin and History for lyse
v.

1927, back-formation from lysis.

-lyse

see -lyze.

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lyse in Medicine

lyse (līs, līz) or lyze (līz)
v. lysed or lyzed, lys·ing or lyz·ing, lys·es or lyz·es
To undergo or cause to undergo lysis.

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