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-lysis Syllabification: -lysis

Definition of -lysis in English:

combiningForm

1.1In nouns specifying an agent: hydrolysis
1.3In nouns specifying the nature of the process: autolysis

Origin

Via Latin from Greek lusis 'loosening'.

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