elastinolysis etymology

English word elastinolysis comes from English -lysis (Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.), English elastin

Detailed word origin of elastinolysis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lysis English (eng) Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.
elastin English (eng) (protein) A protein, similar to collagen, found in connective tissue, that has elastic properties.
elastinolysis English (eng) The biochemical breakdown of elastin.

Words with the same origin as elastinolysis

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