a combining form occurring in verbs that correspond to nouns ending in -lysis:, catalyze.
Also, especially British, -lyse.

ly(sis) + -(i)ze Unabridged
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lyze (līz)
Variant of lyse.

-lyze suff.
To cause or undergo lysis: hydrolyze.

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