Suppose that you tell him yourself, lysis, I replied; for I am sure that you were attending.
No answer is given in the lysis to the question, 'What is Friendship?'
In the Charmides, as also in the Laches, he is described as middle-aged; in the lysis he is advanced in years.
Many of them will be found to be the same which are discussed in the lysis.
All of them profess to discover in the lysis “adolescentiæ vestigia”.
There was also a circle of lookers-on; among them was lysis.
lysis entreats Sokrates to talk in the like strain to Menexenus.
I dare say, lysis, I said, that your father and mother love you very much.
The pneumonia did not end by crisis but by lysis and for weeks he had very little sleep.
And you, lysis, if you require a teacher, have not yet attained to wisdom.
"dissolution of cells, bacteria, etc.," 1902, from Latin lysis, from Greek lysis "a loosening," from lyein "to unfasten, loose, loosen, untie" (see lose).
scientific/medical word-forming element meaning "loosening, dissolving, dissolution," from Greek lysis "a loosening, setting free, releasing, dissolution," from lyein "to unfasten, loose, loosen, untie" (see lose).
lysis ly·sis (lī'sĭs)
n. pl. ly·ses (-sēz)
The gradual subsiding of the symptoms of an acute disease; a form of the recovery process.
The dissolution or destruction of cells, such as blood cells or bacteria, as by the action of a specific lysin.
Decomposition; dissolving; disintegration: hydrolysis.