lysogenic

[lahy-suh-jen-ik]

Origin of lysogenic

1895–1900; lyso- (representing lysis) + -genic
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lysogenic in Medicine

lysogenic

[lī′sə-jĕnĭk]
adj.
  1. Causing or having the power to cause lysis.
  2. Of or relating to a bacterium in a state of lysogeny.
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