colicinogeny

noun
co·​li·​ci·​nog·​e·​ny | \ ˌkō-lə-sə-ˈnäj-ə-nē, ˌkäl-ə- How to pronounce colicinogeny (audio) \
plural colicinogenies

Medical Definition of colicinogeny

: the capacity to produce colicins

Learn More About colicinogeny

Dictionary Entries Near colicinogeny

colicinogenic

colicinogeny

colicky

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Colicinogeny.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/colicinogeny. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!