noun combining form

Definition of -PHAGE

:  virus or cell that destroys cells <bacteriophage> <microphage>

Origin of -PHAGE

Greek -phagos one that eats, from -phagos -phagous


noun combining form \ˌfāj also ˌfȧzh\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of -PHAGE

: one that eats <bacteriophage>


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