coliphage

noun
co·​li·​phage | \ ˈkō-lə-ˌfāj How to pronounce coliphage (audio) , -ˌfäzh \

Definition of coliphage

: any bacteriophage active against E. coli

First Known Use of coliphage

1944, in the meaning defined above

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“Coliphage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coliphage. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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coliphage

noun
co·​li·​phage | \ ˈkō-lə-ˌfāj, -ˌfäzh How to pronounce coliphage (audio) \

Medical Definition of coliphage

: a bacteriophage active against colon bacilli

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