The word lysis is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • lysis  n. (medicine, pathology) A gradual recovery from disease (opposed to crisis).
  • lysis  n. (biochemistry) The disintegration or destruction of cells.
  • lysis  n. (biochemistry) The breakdown of molecules into constituent molecules.

20 valid words from 3 definitions

BIOCHEMISTRY BREAKDOWN CELLS CONSTITUENT CRISIS DESTRUCTION DISEASE DISINTEGRATION FROM GRADUAL INTO MEDICINE MOLECULES OF OPPOSED OR PATHOLOGY RECOVERY THE TO

3 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

IS SI SIS

3 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

IS SI SIS

One anagram (New word found by changing the order of the letters.)

SYLIS

2 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

LYSES LYSIN

One epenthesis (New word found when adding only one letter.)

LYSINS

69 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

ANALYSIS BIOLYSIS DIALYSIS LYOLYSIS ATMOLYSIS AUTOLYSIS CATALYSIS CYTOLYSIS EMPHLYSIS HEMOLYSIS HOMOLYSIS LIPOLYSIS ONCOLYSIS PARALYSIS PYROLYSIS ZYMOLYSIS AMYLOLYSIS GLYCOLYSIS HAEMOLYSIS HISTOLYSIS HYDROLYSIS KARYOLYSIS NEUROLYSIS OZONOLYSIS PHOTOLYSIS RADIOLYSIS REANALYSIS SOLVOLYSIS URANALYSIS URINALYSIS ZINCOLYSIS AMMONOLYSIS ENZYMOLYSIS FRONTOLYSIS HEMATOLYSIS HETEROLYSIS METANALYSIS MISANALYSIS PLASMOLYSIS PROTEOLYSIS STEATOLYSIS THERMOLYSIS ELECTROLYSIS FIBRINOLYSIS HAEMATOLYSIS HEMODIALYSIS OVERANALYSIS THROMBOLYSIS AUTOCATALYSIS BACTERIOLYSIS + 19 words

5 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+B SIBYLS SYBILS
+H SLYISH
+M SLIMSY
+N LYSINS

One anagram minus one (New word formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-S SYLI

Scrabble scoring

  • 8 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 1201 chance (0.08%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 8299 chance (0.01%).

Other languages

  • Valid: German

Categories without words

  • No lipograms (Word found when removing only one letter.)
  • No suffixes (Word found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)
  • Not found in the middle (Word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

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