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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bacteriolysis  \Bac*te`ri*ol"y*sis\,  n.  [NL.;  fr  Gr  ?,  ?,  a 
  staff  +  ?  a  loosing.] 
  1.  Chemical  decomposition  brought  about  by  bacteria  without 
  the  addition  of  oxygen. 
 
  2.  The  destruction  or  dissolution  of  bacterial  cells.  -- 
  {Bac*te`ri*o*lyt"ic},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bacteriolytic 
  adj  :  of  or  relating  to  or  causing  bacteriolysis 




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