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-lyse

suff. Chiefly British
Variant of -lyze.
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lyse

(laɪs)

v. lysed, lys•ing. v.t.
1. to cause dissolution or destruction of cells by lysins.
v.i.
2. to undergo lysis.
[1925–30; back formation from lysin or lysis]

-lyse


Chiefly Brit.
var. of -lyze.
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