ly·​sog·​e·​ny lī-ˈsä-jə-nē How to pronounce lysogeny (audio)
: the state of being lysogenic

Word History

First Known Use

1956, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of lysogeny was in 1956

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“Lysogeny.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2024.

Medical Definition


ly·​sog·​e·​ny lī-ˈsäj-ə-nē How to pronounce lysogeny (audio)
plural lysogenies
: the state of being lysogenic

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