biolytic


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bi·o·lyt·ic

(bī'ō-lit'ik),
1. Relating to biolysis.
2. Capable of destroying life.
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biolytic

adjective Referring to biolysis; biocidal.
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biolysis

(bī-ŏl′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + lysis, dissolution]
The chemical decomposition of living tissue by the action of living organisms.
biolytic (bī-ō-lĭt′ĭk), adjective
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