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bacteriophage

noun bac·te·ri·o·phage \bak-ˈtir-ē-ə-ˌfāj also -ˌfäzh\

Definition of BACTERIOPHAGE

:  a virus that infects bacteria
bac·te·ri·oph·a·gy \(ˌ)bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈä-fə-jē\ noun
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Origin of BACTERIOPHAGE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1920
Medical Dictionary

bacteriophage

noun bac·te·ri·o·phage \bak-ˈtir-ē-ə-ˌfāj, -ˌfäzh\

Medical Definition of BACTERIOPHAGE

:  a virus that infects bacteria—called also phage
bac·te·ri·oph·a·gy \(ˌ)bak-ˌtir-ē-ˈäf-ə-jē\ noun, plural bac·te·ri·oph·a·gies

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