[ lahy-suh-jen-ik ]
/ ˌlaɪ səˈdʒɛn ɪk /
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harboring a temperate virus as a prophage or plasmid.
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Words nearby lysogenic
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Example sentences from the Web for lysogenic
The first of these, lysogenic or bacteriolytic action, consists in (a) Lysogenic action.
Of these the most important are (a) bacteriolytic or lysogenic action, (b) agglutinative action, and (c) opsonic action.
Medical definitions for lysogenic
[ lī′sə-jĕn′ĭk ]
Causing or having the power to cause lysis.
Of or relating to a bacterium in a state of lysogeny.
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