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coliphage

[kol-uh-feyj] /ˈkɒl əˌfeɪdʒ/
noun
1.
any bacteriophage that specifically infects the Escherichia coli bacterium.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; < Neo-Latin coli- (see coliform) + -phage
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coliphage co·li·phage (kō'lə-fāj')
n.
A bacteriophage with an affinity for a strain of Escherichia coli.

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