[lit-ik] /ˈlɪt ɪk/
of, noting, or pertaining to lysis or a lysin.
a combining form occurring in adjectives that correspond to nouns ending in -lysis:
relating to, causing, or resulting from lysis
of or relating to a lysin
indicating a loosening or dissolving: paralytic
“pertaining to lysis,” 1889, from Greek lytikos “able to loose, loosing,” from lytos “loosed,” verbal adjective of lyein “to unfasten, loose, loosen, untie” (see lose). Related: Lytically.
word-forming element used in making adjectives corresponding to nouns in -lysis, from Greek -lytikos, from lytikos “able to loose, loosing,” from lytos “loosed,” verbal adjective of lyein “to unfasten, loose, loosen, untie” (see lose).
lytic lyt·ic (lĭt’ĭk)
Of, relating to, or causing a specified kind of decomposition: lymphatolytic.
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