Biolytic Bi`o*lyt"ic, a. [Gr. bi`os life + ? to destroy.] Relating to the destruction of life. [1913 Webster]

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  • biolysis — /baɪˈɒləsəs/ (say buy oluhsuhs) noun dissolution of a living being; death; the destruction of the phenomena of life, especially the chemical decomposition of organic matter. –biolytic /baɪəˈlɪtɪk/ (say buyuh litik), adjective …   Australian English dictionary

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