[Gr. lysis, a loosening, fr. lyein, to loosen]
1. Suffix meaning to decomposition, dissolving or loosening.
2. In medicine, a suffix meaning reduction or relief of.
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-lysis. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/753889/all/_lysis. Accessed December 16, 2019.
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