lysogeny

noun
ly·sog·e·ny | \ lī-ˈsä-jə-nē \

Definition of lysogeny 

: the state of being lysogenic

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1956, in the meaning defined above

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lysogeny

noun
ly·sog·e·ny | \ lī-ˈsäj-ə-nē \
plural lysogenies

Medical Definition of lysogeny 

: the state of being lysogenic

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