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histolysis

[hi-stol-uh-sis]
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noun
  1. disintegration or dissolution of organic tissues.
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Origin of histolysis

First recorded in 1855–60; histo- + -lysis
Also called histodialysis.
Related formshis·to·lyt·ic [his-tl-it-ik] /ˌhɪs tlˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
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histolysis

noun
  1. the disintegration of organic tissues
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Derived Formshistolytic (ˌhɪstəˈlɪtɪk), adjectivehistolytically, adverb
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histolysis in Medicine

histolysis

(hĭ-stŏlĭ-sĭs)
n.
  1. The breakdown and disintegration of tissue.
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Related formshis′to•lytic (hĭs′tə-lĭtĭk) adj.
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