lyo-

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: lỹo and lyö

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • ly- (before a vowel)

Etymology[edit]

Late 19th century, in terms like lyophilization (1894). From Ancient Greek λύω (lúō, to loosen, to dissolve), by analogy with -lysis, of same origin; from Proto-Indo-European *lewH- (English loose).

Prefix[edit]

lyo-

  1. (chemistry) solvent, dissolving, dispersion.

Hyponyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]