bacteriolysis


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bacteriolysis

[bak‚tir·ē′äl·ə·səs]
(microbiology)
Dissolution of bacterial cells.
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Epidemiologic data have suggested that antibiotics may increase the risk for HUS, perhaps by increased toxin exposure to the kidneys following bacteriolysis in the gut.
Distribution and efficiency of bacteriolysis in the gut of Arenicola marina and three additional deposit feeders.
Role of penicillin-binding proteins of Staphylococcus aureus in the induction of bacteriolysis of [beta]-lactam antibiotics.