[lahy-sip-uh s] /laɪˈsɪp əs/
flourished c360–c320 b.c, Greek sculptor.
4th century bc, Greek sculptor. He introduced a new naturalism into Greek sculpture
[lahy-sis] /ˈlaɪ sɪs/ noun, plural lyses [lahy-seez] /ˈlaɪ siz/ (Show IPA) 1. Immunology, Biochemistry. the dissolution or destruction of cells by lysins. 2. Medicine/Medical. the gradual recession of a disease. Compare (def 4). 1. a combining form with the meaning “breaking down, loosening, decomposition,” used in the formation of compound words: analysis; electrolysis; paralysis. /ˈlaɪsɪs/ […]
[lis-uh-strah-tuh, lahy-sis-truh-tuh] /ˌlɪs əˈstrɑ tə, laɪˈsɪs trə tə/ noun 1. a comedy (411 b.c.) by Aristophanes. Lysistrata [(leye-sis-truh-tuh, lis-uh-strah-tuh)] An ancient Greek comedy by Aristophanes. The title character persuades the women of Athens and Sparta, which are at war, to refuse sexual contact with their husbands until the two cities make peace.
[lahy-sith-ee-uh] /laɪˈsɪθ i ə/ noun, Astronomy. 1. a small moon of the planet Jupiter. /laɪˈsɪθɪə/ noun 1. (astronomy) a small satellite of Jupiter in an intermediate orbit
1. variant of . combining form 1. indicating a dissolving or loosening: lysozyme word-forming element indicating “loosening, dissolving, freeing,” before vowels lys-, from comb. form of Greek lysis “a loosening” (see lyse). lyso- or lys- pref. Lysis: lysin.