cytolysis

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cy·tol·y·sis

 (sī-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The dissolution or destruction of a cell.

cy′to·lyt′ic (sī′tə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

cytolysis

(saɪˈtɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Microbiology) cytology the dissolution of cells, esp by the destruction of their membranes
cytolytic adj

cy•tol•y•sis

(saɪˈtɒl ə sɪs)

n.
the dissolution or degeneration of cells.
[1905–10]
cy•to•lyt•ic (ˌsaɪt lˈɪt ɪk) adj.

cytolysis

the degeneration of cells. — cytolytic, adj.
See also: Cells
the degeneration of cells. — cytolytic, adj.
See also: Decaying
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cytolysis - pathological breakdown of cells by the destruction of their outer membrane
lysis - (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria