histolytic


Also found in: Dictionary, Encyclopedia.

histolytic

[his′tōlit′ik]
pertaining to or causing the breakdown or dissolution of living organic tissue. See also histolysis.

histolysis

(hĭs-tŏl′ĭ-sĭs) [″ + lysis, dissolution]
Disintegration of the tissues.
histolytic (hĭs″tō-lĭt′ĭk), adjective
References in periodicals archive ?
Antagonism of free-radical-induced damage of adlay seed and its antiproliferative effect in human histolytic lymphoma U937 monocytic cells.
opacus suggesting that it was due to the endogenous production of histolytic agents by the worm, rather than host derived enzymes.