Definition of Biolysis

1. n. The destruction of life.



Definition of Biolysis

1. Noun. (biology) The decomposition of tissue and the subsequent death of the organism ¹

2. Noun. the decomposition of organic material by living organisms, especially by microorganisms. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Biolysis

1. death [n -YSES] : BIOLYTIC [adj] - See also: death

Medical Definition of Biolysis

1. The decay or decomposition of organic matter into simpler chemicals by organisms. (21 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Biolysis

biologies
biologism
biologisms
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biologists
biology
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bioluminescence
bioluminescent
bioluminescently
biolyses
biolysis (current term)
biolytic
biomacromolecule
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biomanufacturer

Literary usage of Biolysis

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1. Sewage Disposal by Leonard Parker Kinnicutt (1919)
"The term " biolysis of sewage " is used to express the breaking down, or the decomposition, of animal and vegetable substances. ..."

2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"On the Place of Nitrates in the biolysis of Sewage. By W. SCOTT-MONCRIEFF. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16. Joint Meeting with Section K. The following Papers were ..."

3. Journal of the Sanitary Institute by Sanitary Institute (Great Britain) (1899)
"I have made use of the term " biolysis " because the decompositions which occur in the conversion of food into its original elements are not due to ..."

4. Sewage Disposal and Treatment: References to Books and Magazine Articles by Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (1910)
"Bacterial treatment of sewage, with special reference to the biolysis of organic ... Some recent experiments on the biolysis of sewage. 2300 w. 1908. ..."

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