[ lahy-suh-juhn, -jen ]
/ ˈlaɪ sə dʒən, -ˌdʒɛn /
a bacterial cell or strain that has been infected with a temperate virus, one that does not cause destruction of the cell.
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Origin of lysogen
First recorded in 1930–35; back formation from lysogenic
Words nearby lysogen
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Medical definitions for lysogen
[ lī′sə-jən ]
An agent capable of inducing lysis.
A bacterium in a state of lysogeny.
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