lysogen

noun
ly·​so·​gen | \ ˈlī-sə-jən How to pronounce lysogen (audio) \

Definition of lysogen

: a lysogenic bacterium or bacterial strain

First Known Use of lysogen

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

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lysogen

noun
ly·​so·​gen | \ ˈlī-sə-jən How to pronounce lysogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of lysogen

: a lysogenic bacterium or bacterial strain

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