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[ awk-suh-lit-ik ]
/ ˌɔk səˈlɪt ɪk /

adjective Biochemistry.

promoting lysis or increasing lytic action.

Nearby words

auxiliary rafter, auxiliary rotor, auxiliary storage, auxiliary tone, auxiliary verb, auxilytic, auxin, auxo, auxo-, auxocardia, auxochrome

Origin of auxilytic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Medicine definitions for auxilytic


[ ôk′sə-lĭtĭk ]


Increasing the effectiveness of a lysin; favoring lysis.
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