- to cause dissolution or destruction of cells by lysins.
- to undergo lysis.
Origin of lyse
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- to undergo or cause to undergo lysis
Word Origin and History for lysed
1927, back-formation from lysis.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- To undergo or cause to undergo lysis.
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