heterolysis


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heterolysis

 [het″er-ol´ĭ-sis]
destruction of cells of one species by lysin from another species. adj., adj heterolyt´ic.

het·er·ol·y·sis

(het'ĕr-ol'i-sis), Avoid the mispronunciation heteroly'sis.
Dissolution or digestion of cells or protein components from one species by a lytic agent from a different species.
[hetero- + G. lysis, a loosening]

heterolysis

/het·er·ol·y·sis/ (het″er-ol´ĭ-sis) lysis of the cells of one species by lysin from a different species.heterolyt´ic

heterolysis

(hĕt′ə-rŏl′ĭ-sĭs, -ə-rō-lī′sĭs)
n. pl. heteroly·ses (-sēz′)
1. Biology The destruction of cells by the action of enzymes originating from a source outside the cells, as from neutrophils.
2. Chemistry A chemical reaction in which the breaking of bonds leads to the formation of ion pairs.

het′er·o·lyt′ic (-ə-rō-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

het·er·ol·y·sis

(het'ĕr-ol'i-sis)
Dissolution or digestion of cells or protein components from one species by a lytic agent from a different species.
[hetero- + G. lysis, a loosening]

heterolysis

the dissolution of tissues and cells by the action of enzymes or other substances originating outside the organism.

heterolysis

destruction of cells of one species by lysin from another species.
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