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lysogen

[lahy-suh-juh n, -jen]
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noun Microbiology.
  1. 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
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lysogen in Medicine

lysogen

(līsə-jən)
n.
  1. An agent capable of inducing lysis.
  2. A bacterium in a state of lysogeny.
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