Definition of -lysis in English:

-lysis

Syllabification: -lysis

combining form

1.3In nouns specifying the nature of the process: autolysis

Origin

via Latin from Greek lusis 'loosening'.

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Word of the day oleaginous
Pronunciation: ˌōlēˈajənəs
adjective
rich in, covered with, or producing oil; oily