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histolysis

 [his-tol´ĭ-sis]
breaking down of tissues. adj., adj histolyt´ic.

his·tol·y·sis

(his-tol'i-sis),
Disintegration of tissue.
[histo- + G. lysis, dissolution]

histolysis

/his·tol·y·sis/ (his-tol´ĭ-sis) dissolution or breaking down of tissues.histolyt´ic

histolysis

(hĭ-stŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The breakdown and disintegration of organic tissue. Also called histodialysis.

his′to·lyt′ic (hĭs′tə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

histolysis

Etymology: Gk, histos, tissue, lysis, loosening
breakdown or dissolution of living organic tissue. histolytic, adj.

histolysis

An older term for tissue destruction—possible modern equivalents include necrosis and autolysis.

his·tol·y·sis

(his-tol'i-sis)
Disintegration of tissue.
[histo- + G. lysis, dissolution]

histolysis

Breakdown of the structure of body tissue.

histolysis

tissue breakdown.

histolysis

breaking down of tissues.
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