Origin of lysogenic

1895–1900; lyso- (representing lysis) + -genic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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lysogenic in Medicine


  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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