lyse

[lahys]Immunology, Biochemistry
verb (used without object), lysed, lys·ing.
  1. to undergo lysis.

Origin of lyse

1925–30; back formation from lysin or lysis

-lyse

Chiefly British.
  1. variant of -lyze.
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lyse

verb
  1. to undergo or cause to undergo lysis
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Word Origin and History for lyse
v.

1927, back-formation from lysis.

-lyse

see -lyze.

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lyse in Medicine

lyse

[līs, līz]
v.
  1. To undergo or cause to undergo lysis.
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