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THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Derived forms of heterolysisheterolytic (ˌhɛtərəʊˈlɪtɪk), adjective
Words nearby heterolysis
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Medical definitions for heterolysis
[ hĕt′ə-rŏl′ĭ-sĭs, -ə-rō-lī′sĭs ]
n. pl. het•er•ol•y•ses (-sēz′)
Dissolution or digestion of cells or proteins from one species by a lytic agent from a different species.
Other words from heterolysishet′er•o•lyt′ic (-ə-rō-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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