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intr. & tr.v. lysed, lys·ing, lys·es
To undergo or cause to undergo lysis.
[Back-formation from lysis.]
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(Biochemistry) to undergo or cause to undergo lysis
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v. lysed, lys•ing. v.t.
1. to cause dissolution or destruction of cells by lysins.v.i.
2. to undergo lysis.
var. of -lyze.
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Past participle: lysed
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