cerumenolysis etymology

English word cerumenolysis comes from English -lysis (Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.), English cerumen (Earwax.)

Detailed word origin of cerumenolysis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lysis English (eng) Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.
cerumen English (eng) Earwax.
cerumenolysis English (eng) (medicine) The process of softening cerumen (earwax) for removal.

Words with the same origin as cerumenolysis

Descendants of -lysis
acantholytic acetolysis acetolytic atmolysis autohydrolysis autoproteolysis biolysis chemolysis chromatolysis elastinolysis electrolysis endoproteolysis glycohydrolysis heterolytic homolysis hydrolysis karyolysis karyolytic lipolysis neurolysis octanolysis oncolysis onycholysis tenolysis