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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From λύω (lúō, loosen) +‎ -σις (-sis)

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

λῠ́σῐς (lúsisf (genitive λῠ́σεως); third declension

  1. loosing, releasing, release, ransoming
  2. deliverance from guilt by expiatory rites
  3. redemption of mortgage or pledge
  4. parting
  5. emptying, evacuation
  6. solution (to a difficulty or problem)
  7. remission of fever

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: -lysis
  • Latin: lysis

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