[lis-uh-strah-tuh, lahy-sis-truh-tuh] /ˌlɪs əˈstrɑ tə, laɪˈsɪs trə tə/
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.
[lahy-suh-klahyn] /ˈlaɪ səˌklaɪn/ noun, Oceanography. 1. the depth of the ocean at which the solubility of calcium carbonate increases substantially.
[lahy-suh-juh n, -jen] /ˈlaɪ sə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn/ noun, Microbiology. 1. a bacterial cell or strain that has been infected with a temperate virus, one that does not cause destruction of the cell. lysogen ly·so·gen (lī’sə-jən) n.