Histolytic
Histolytic His`to*lyt"ic, a. (Biol.) Of or pertaining to histolysis, or the degeneration of tissues. [1913 Webster]

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  • histolytic — |histə|lid.ik adjective Etymology: from New Latin histolysis, after such pairs as English analysis : analytic : of, relating to, or inducing histolysis * * * histolytic / ō litˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • histolytic — See histolysis. * * * …   Universalium

  • histolytic — his·to·lyt·ic (his″to litґik) 1. pertaining to or characterized by histolysis. 2. causing histolysis …   Medical dictionary

  • histolytic — adj. of the dissolution of organic tissues (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • histolytic — his·to·lyt·ic …   English syllables

  • histolysis — histolytic /his tl it ik/, adj. /hi stol euh sis/, n. disintegration or dissolution of organic tissues. [1855 60; HISTO + LYSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • histolytically — See histolytic. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pus — A thick whitish yellow fluid which results from the accumulation of white blood cells (WBCs), liquified tissue and cellular debris. Pus is commonly a site of infection or foreign material in the body. * * * A fluid product of inflammation,… …   Medical dictionary

  • histolysis — [hɪ stɒlɪsɪs] noun Biology the breaking down of tissues (e.g. during animal metamorphosis). Derivatives histolytic adjective …   English new terms dictionary

  • histolysis — [his täl′i sis] n. [ HISTO + LYSIS] Biol. the breakdown and dissolution of organic tissues histolytic [his′tə lit′ik] adj …   English World dictionary

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