-lysis

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek λύσις (lusis, a loosening); compare lysis.

SuffixEdit

-lysis

  1. decomposition or breakdown
  2. dissolving
  3. disintegration

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • -lytic

TranslationsEdit

Last modified on 15 April 2014, at 21:15