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EtymologyEdit

From hetero- +‎ -lysis.

NounEdit

heterolysis ‎(plural heterolyses)

  1. (chemistry) In organic chemistry, the splitting of a molecule to form a pair of oppositely charged ions
  2. (biology) The disruption of blood cells by a heterolysin, or by enzymes from another species

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