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Lys



Pronunciation: (lēs), [key]
n.
a river in W Europe, in N France and W Belgium, flowing NE into the Scheldt River at Ghent. 120 mi. (195 km) long.

Lys



Biochem.
lysine.

lys-




a combining form meaning “lysis,” “decomposition,” used in the formation of compound words: lysin. Also,lysi-,lyso-.Cf. -lysis, -lyze, -lyte.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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  • Lys (Encyclopedia)

 

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