This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word lyso-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a combining form meaning “lysis,”“decomposition”:
Origin of lyso-:
Lyso- is a prefix applied to the various phospholipids to indicate the removal of one of the two fatty acids. For example, lysophosphatidylcholines are phosphatidylcholines with a single acyl group in either the 1- or 2-position.
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