verb (used with object), lysed, lys·ing.
to cause dissolution or destruction of cells by lysins.
verb (used without object), lysed, lys·ing.
to undergo lysis.
Origin of lyse
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to undergo or cause to undergo lysis
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1927, back-formation from lysis.
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To undergo or cause to undergo lysis.
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