- to cause dissolution or destruction of cells by lysins.
- to undergo lysis.
Origin of lyse
- variant of -lyze.
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Examples from the Web for lyse
In 1814 and 1815 the lyse was temporarily occupied by Alexander I. of Russia.Old and New Paris, v. 1
Henry Sutherland Edwards
At each of his visits to Paris, he never failed to go to the lyse.Their Majesties as I Knew Them
On the card which you have just sent me, madame, you wrote that you had seen me yesterday at the lyse.Luxury-Gluttony:
And, of course, the goods had never been delivered to the hospital at Lyse.
It seemed that the prefect of police at Lyse had not apprehended 161 them.
- to undergo or cause to undergo lysis
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Word Origin and History for lyse
1927, back-formation from lysis.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To undergo or cause to undergo lysis.
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