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[lahys] /laɪs/ Immunology, Biochemistry

verb (used with object), lysed, lysing.
to cause dissolution or destruction of cells by lysins.
verb (used without object), lysed, lysing.
to undergo .
/laɪs; laɪz/
to undergo or cause to undergo lysis

1927, back-formation from lysis.

lyse (līs, līz) or lyze (līz)
v. lysed or lyzed, lys·ing or lyz·ing, lys·es or lyz·es
To undergo or cause to undergo lysis.


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