lysogenic
adjective Etymology: from the capacity of the prophage to lyse other bacteria Date: 1899 1. harboring a prophage as hereditary material <
lysogenic bacteria
>
2. temperate 3 <
lysogenic viruses
>
lysogenicity noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • lysogenic — 1. Causing or having the power to cause lysis, as the action of certain antibodies and chemical substances. 2. Pertaining to bacteria in the state of lysogeny. * * * ly·so·gen·ic .lī sə jen ik adj 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • lysogenic — (li so jen ik) See lysogens …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • lysogenic — /luy seuh jen ik/, adj. Microbiol. harboring a temperate virus as a prophage or plasmid. [1895 1900; LYSO (repr. LYSIS) + GENIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • lysogenic — adjective a) of, relating to, or causing lysis b) of, or relating to lysogeny …   Wiktionary

  • lysogenic — ly·so·gen·ic …   English syllables

  • lysogenic — adj. producing lysis …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • lysogenic — ly•so•gen•ic [[t]ˌlaɪ səˈdʒɛn ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) mcr harboring a temperate virus 2) temperate 5) • Etymology: 1895–1900 ly•sog′e•ny ˈsɒdʒ ə ni n …   From formal English to slang

  • lysogenic — Bacteria or bacteriophages undergoing lysogeny …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • lysogenic — adjective 1. of or relating to lysogeny • Pertains to noun: ↑lysogeny • Derivationally related forms: ↑lysogeny, ↑lysogenicity 2. capable of producing or undergoing lysis • Pertains to noun: ↑lysis …   Useful english dictionary

  • lysogenic bacterium — lysogenic bacterium. См. лизогенная бактерия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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