lysogen

noun

ly·​so·​gen ˈlī-sə-jən How to pronounce lysogen (audio)
: a lysogenic bacterium or bacterial strain

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1934, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lysogen was circa 1934

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“Lysogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lysogen. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

lysogen

noun
ly·​so·​gen ˈlī-sə-jən How to pronounce lysogen (audio)
: a lysogenic bacterium or bacterial strain
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