lyso-, lyo-, -lysin, -lys-, -lysis, -lytic, -lyt-, -lyz-
(Greek: lyein [LYOO ayn], "to loosen"; loosening, dissolving, dissolution)
2. The separation of something into its constituents in order to find out what it contains and to examine individual parts or to study the structure of the whole.
3. An assessment, description, or explanation of something, usually based on careful considerations or investigations.
4. A branch of mathematics dealing with differential calculus, functions, and limits.
5. The way of expressing grammatical relationships; such as, the use of function words or word order, rather than inflectional forms, to express grammatical relationships in a language.
6. In chemistry, the identification of constituents of a compound, solution, mixture, etc.
The determination of the quantity or proportion of such constituents or a statement of the results of the analysis.
2. A writer, or historian, who compiles the records and reports of an organization or a learned field in chronological order: The historical annalist compiled a book about the city covering the last 100 years.
The author, who was the annalist for the town historians, invited an analyst to review his writing before publication, to ensure that the facts were correctly explained.
2. Descriptive of being able or inclined to separate things into their constituent parts in order to study or to examine them, to draw conclusions, or to solve problems.
2. To examine minutely or critically; such as, a written text or verbal statements.
2. An examination of one's own psychic components.
3. In chemistry, analysis with an autoanalyzer which is any of various automatic devices that test and analyze chemicals, blood, etc.
2. The destruction of cells of the body by the action of their own enzymes.
3, Return of a substance to solution, as of phosphate removed from seawater by plankton and returned when these organisms die and decay.
2. A substance that, in solution, conducts an electric current and is decomposed by its passage.
Acids, bases, and salts are common electrolytes.
2. Disintegration of organic matter through the chemical action of living organisms; such as, bacteria.
3. Sewage decomposition by tiny organisms.
2. Related to biolysis or capable of destroying life.