Lysis

Ly"sis

(l"ss), n. [NL., fr. Gr. ly`sis.] (Med.) The resolution or favorable termination of a disease, coming on gradually and not marked by abrupt change.
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It is usually contrasted with crisis, in which the improvement is sudden and marked; as, pneumonia ends by crisis, typhoid fever by lysis.
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