[ lahy-soj-uh-nahyz ]
/ laɪˈsɒdʒ əˌnaɪz /
verb (used with object), ly·sog·e·nized, ly·sog·e·niz·ing.Microbiology.
to make lysogenic.
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Also especially British, ly·sog·e·nise .
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Medical definitions for lysogenize
[ lī-sŏj′ĭ-nīz′ ]
To make lysogenic.
Other words from lysogenizely•sog′e•ni•za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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