Definition of phagolysis in English:

phagolysis

noun

rareBiology Medicine
  • 1Lysis (of bacteria) by phages.

  • 2Lysis by phagocytes; lysis of phagocytosed material.

Origin

Late 19th century (in an earlier sense). From phago- + -lysis.

Pronunciation

phagolysis

/faˈɡɒlɪsɪs/