[ sahy-tol-uh-sis ]
/ saɪˈtɒl ə sɪs /
the dissolution or degeneration of cells.
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OTHER WORDS FROM cytolysiscy·to·lyt·ic [sahyt-l-it-ik], /ˌsaɪt lˈɪt ɪk/, adjective
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The question remains: What could be the physicochemical nature of this cytolysis?The Organism as a Whole|Jacques Loeb
British Dictionary definitions for cytolysis
/ (saɪˈtɒlɪsɪs) /
cytology the dissolution of cells, esp by the destruction of their membranes
Derived forms of cytolysiscytolytic (ˌsaɪtəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for cytolysis
[ sī-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs ]
The dissolution or destruction of a cell.
Other words from cytolysiscy′to•lyt′ic (sī′tə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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