lysogenic

[ lahy-suh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌlaɪ səˈdʒɛn ɪk /

adjective Microbiology.

harboring a temperate virus as a prophage or plasmid.

Origin of lysogenic

1895–1900; lyso- (representing lysis) + -genic
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lysogenic
[ lī′sə-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

Causing or having the power to cause lysis.
Of or relating to a bacterium in a state of lysogeny.
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