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lysis

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Noun
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ly=sis

CIDE DICTIONARY

lysisn. [NL., fr. Gr. ly`sis.].
     The resolution or favorable termination of a disease, coming on gradually and not marked by abrupt change.  [1913 Webster]
    " It is usually contrasted with crisis, in which the improvement is sudden and marked; as, pneumonia ends by crisis, typhoid fever by lysis."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

lysis, n. (pl. lyses) the disintegration of a cell.

Etymology
L f. Gk lusis loosening f. luo loosen

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