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colicinogen

[ kol-uh-sin-uh-juh n, -jen ]
/ ˌkɒl əˈsɪn ə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /

noun

any bacterium that produces a colicin.

Nearby words

colibacilluria, colibacillus, colic, colic artery, colicin, colicinogen, colicky, colicroot, colicweed, coliform, coliform bacillus

Origin of colicinogen

Related formscol·i·ci·no·gen·ic [kol-uh-suh-nuh-jen-ik] /ˌkɒl ə sə nəˈdʒɛn ɪk/, adjective
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