lysogenize

[ lahy-soj-uh-nahyz ]
/ laɪˈsɒdʒ əˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), ly·sog·e·nized, ly·sog·e·niz·ing. Microbiology.

to make lysogenic.

Nearby words

  1. lysogen,
  2. lysogenesis,
  3. lysogenic,
  4. lysogenic bacterium,
  5. lysogenicity,
  6. lysogeny,
  7. lysokinase,
  8. lysol,
  9. lysosomal disease,
  10. lysosome

Also especially British, ly·sog·e·nise.

Origin of lysogenize

First recorded in 1950–55; lysogen(ic) + -ize

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Medicine definitions for lysogenize

lysogenize

[ lī-sŏjĭ-nīz′ ]

v.

To make lysogenic.
Related formsly•sog′e•ni•zation (-nĭ-zāshən) n.


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