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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Dissolution or destruction of bacteria.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Destruction of bacteria by some specific lysin.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Chemical decomposition brought about by bacteria without the addition of oxygen.
  • noun The destruction or dissolution of bacterial cells.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun the destruction of bacteria by lysis

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun dissolution or destruction of bacteria

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