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Meaning of autolyze

au•to•lyze

Pronunciation: (ôt'l-īz"), [key]
— v., -lyzed, -lyz•ing.
—v.t.
  1. to cause to undergo autolysis.
—v.i.
  1. to undergo autolysis.
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