[ kol-uh-feyj ]
/ ˈkɒl əˌfeɪdʒ /
any bacteriophage that specifically infects the Escherichia coli bacterium.
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Medicine definitions for coliphage
[ kō′lə-fāj′ ]
A bacteriophage with an affinity for a strain of Escherichia coli.
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