lysogenic

adjective ly·so·gen·ic \ ˌlī-sə-ˈje-nik \

Definition of lysogenic

1 :harboring a prophage as hereditary material
  • lysogenic bacteria
2 :temperate 3
  • lysogenic viruses

lysogenicity

play \ˌlī-sə-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of lysogenic

from the capacity of the prophage to lyse other bacteria


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lysogenic

adjective ly·so·gen·ic \ ˌlī-sə-ˈjen-ik \

medical Definition of lysogenic

1 :harboring a prophage as hereditary material
  • lysogenic bacteria
2 :temperate 2
  • lysogenic viruses

lysogenicity

play \-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\ noun plural -ties

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