Definition of -lytic in English:

-lytic

Syllabification: -lytic

combining form

  • In adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -lysis (such as hydrolytic corresponding to hydrolysis).

Origin

from Greek -lutikos 'able to loosen'.

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