actinophage

noun

ac·​tin·​o·​phage ak-ˈtin-ə-ˌfāj How to pronounce actinophage (audio)
: a bacteriophage that develops in and lyses an actinomycete

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“Actinophage.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/actinophage. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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