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From the Latin lysis, from the Ancient Greek λύσις (a loosening); cf. -lysis.

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Lysis

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Lysis (uncountable)
  1. (medicine, pathology) A gradual recovery from disease (opposed to crisis).
    • 1902, William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience, Folio Society 2008, p. 157:
      The older medicine used to speak of two ways, lysis and crisis, one gradual, the other abrupt, in which one might recover from a bodily disease.
  2. (chemistry) The disintegration or destruction of cells

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