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autolyze

[ awt-l-ahyz ]
/ 藞蓴t l藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), au路to路lyzed, au路to路lyz路ing.
to cause to undergo autolysis.
verb (used without object), au路to路lyzed, au路to路lyz路ing.
to undergo autolysis.
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Also especially British, au路to路lyse .

Origin of autolyze

1900鈥05; back formation from autolysis, on the model of analyze
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