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lysogeny

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noun ly·sog·e·ny \lī-ˈsä-jə-nē\

Definition of lysogeny

  1. :  the state of being lysogenic



1956

First Known Use of lysogeny

1956


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lysogeny

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noun ly·sog·e·ny \lī-ˈsäj-ə-nē\

Medical Definition of lysogeny

plural ly·sog·e·nies

  1. :  the state of being lysogenic




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