lysogenic

lysogenic

[lahy-suh-jen-ik]
adjective Microbiology.
harboring a temperate virus as a prophage or plasmid.

Origin:
1895–1900; lyso- (representing lysis) + -genic

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lysogeny (laɪˈsɒdʒənɪ)
 
n
the biological process in which a bacterium is infected by a bacteriophage that integrates its DNA into that of the host such that the host is not destroyed
 
lysogenic
 
adj

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lysogenic ly·so·gen·ic (lī'sə-jěn'ĭk)
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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