noun Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1857 the breakdown of bodily tissues

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  • Histolysis — His*tol y*sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. isto s tissue + ? to loosen, dissolve.] (Biol.) The decay and dissolution of the organic tissues and of the blood. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Histolysis — is the decay and dissolution of organic tissues or of blood.Origin: New Latin, from Greek Polytonic|‘ιστος (histos) tissue + Polytonic|λυσις (lusis) dissolution from Polytonic|λυειν to loosen, dissolve.ReferenceDictionaries …   Wikipedia

  • histolysis — histolysis. См. гистолиз. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • 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

  • histolysis — n. [Gr. histos, tissue; lyein, to loosen] 1. Breakdown of cells and tissues. 2. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The breakdown of larval tissues during the quiescent late larval or pupal stages in holometabolic forms …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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

  • histolysis — noun breakdown of bodily tissues …   Wiktionary

  • histolysis — Disintegration of tissue. [histo + G. lysis, dissolution] * * * his·tol·y·sis his täl ə səs n, pl y·ses .sēz the breakdown of bodily tissues his·to·lyt·ic .his tə lit ik adj * * * his·tol·y·sis (his tolґə …   Medical dictionary

  • histolysis — his tol·y·sis || hɪ stÉ‘lɪsɪs / tÉ’l n. disintegration of organic tissues (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

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

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