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lys-

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  1. a combining form meaning “lysis,” “decomposition,” used in the formation of compound words: lysin.
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Also lysi-, lyso-.
Compare -lysis, -lyze, -lyte1.

Origin of lys-

From Greek; see origin at lysis
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British Dictionary definitions for lys-

lys-

combining form
  1. a variant of lyso-
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lys- in Medicine

lys-

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  1. Variant oflyso-