lysis

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lysis (biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria
    • n lysis recuperation in which the symptoms of an acute disease gradually subside
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lysis lī"sĭs (Med) The resolution or favorable termination of a disease, coming on gradually and not marked by abrupt change.☞ It is usually contrasted with crisis, in which the improvement is sudden and marked; as, pneumonia ends by crisis, typhoid fever by lysis.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lysis In medicine, the gradual recession of a disease, as distinguished from crisis, in which the change for the better is more abrupt.
    • n lysis In architecture, a plinth or step above the cornice of the podium of some Roman temples. When present in a columnar edifice, it constitutes the stylobate proper.
    • n lysis The dissolution of various cells by means of lysins.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Lysis lī′sis the gradual abatement of a disease, as distinguished from crisis:
    • n Lysis lī′sis (archit.) a plinth or step above the cornice of the podium in an ancient temple.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. ly`sis
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.

Usage

In literature:

There was also a circle of lookers-on; among them was Lysis.
"Lysis" by Plato
When Socrates speaks, Lysis and Menexenus are afflicted by no shame that they do not speak.
"Essays, First Series" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Turn to the opening scenes of the 'Lysis' and the 'Charmides.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Vol III." by John Symonds
Turn to the opening scenes of the 'Lysis' and the 'Charmides.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
Lysis, Rosset tells us, was sprung from one of the most noble and renowned Houses of France.
"Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois" by George Chapman
O, my dear, dear Lysie!
"Cudjo's Cave" by J. T. Trowbridge
Hippothales, the lover of Lysis, keeps at a decorous distance in the background.
"A Problem in Greek Ethics" by John Addington Symonds
Lysis also by his exhortations he rendered a most moral man.
"Library of the World's Best literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 12" by Various
The "Lysis" discusses the concept of friendship, the "Charmides" of temperance, the "Laches" of bravery.
"A Critical History of Greek Philosophy" by W. T. Stace
Their function may be, on the other hand, to neutralize directly, not by lysis.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
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In news:

Sir—Regarding Kevin Channer's concerns, all angioplasty versus lysis trials have been underpowered to show improved survival (4700 patients needed to show a mortality reduction from 7% to 5% with 80% power).
One of the most time-consuming bottlenecks in molecular biology experiments is efficient grinding, homogenization, and lysis of starting materials.
Studies Show JAK1/2 Inhibition Increases Tumor Cell Susceptibility to NK-Mediated Lysis .
Studies Show JAK1/2 Inhibition Increases Tumor Cell Susceptibility to NK- Mediated Lysis.
Contribution of holins to protein trafficking: secretion, leakage or lysis.
Music by two living Argentinian composers formed the heart of the concert by cellist Antonio Lysy and pianist Patricia Hoy for the Charleston Chamber Music Society Saturday night at Christ Church United Methodist.
The Charleston Chamber Music Society will host cellist Antonio Lysy and pianist Patricia Hoy for its opening concert at 7 pm Saturday at Christ Church United Methodist.
OpenCEL, an environmental biotechnology company, uses proprietary Focused Pulse Technology to achieve cell lysis.
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In science:

Kabashima, “Statistical Mechanical Ana lysis of Compressed Sensing Utilizing Correlated Compression Matrix,” Proc. 2010 IEEE Int.
A study of the universal threshold in the L1 recovery by statistical mechanics
Visual ana lysis of these clusters shows that these clusters have tails in their velocity distribution, and for some of these clusters the AD and/or SW tests also suggest a non-Gaussian distribution of galaxy velocities.
Multimodality in galaxy clusters from SDSS DR8: substructure and velocity distribution
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