karyolysis etymology

English word karyolysis comes from English -lysis (Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.), English karyo- (Relating to the nucleus of cells.)

Detailed word origin of karyolysis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-lysis English (eng) Decomposition or breakdown. Disintegration. Dissolving.
karyo- English (eng) Relating to the nucleus of cells.
karyolysis English (eng) (biology) The dissolution of the nucleus of a cell by the action of deoxyribonuclease.

Words with the same origin as karyolysis

Descendants of -lysis
acantholytic acetolysis acetolytic atmolysis autohydrolysis autoproteolysis biolysis cerumenolysis chemolysis chromatolysis elastinolysis electrolysis endoproteolysis glycohydrolysis heterolytic homolysis hydrolysis karyolytic lipolysis neurolysis octanolysis oncolysis onycholysis tenolysis
Descendants of karyo-
dikaryophyte karyoclasis karyoclastic karyocyte karyoevolution karyofission karyogamic karyogamy karyogenesis karyogenic karyogram karyokinesis karyolymph karyomegaly karyomere karyomeric karyomorph karyoplast karyorrhectic karyorrhexis karyotype karyotypic megakaryoblast megakaryoblastic