[lahy-suh-jen-ik] /ˌlaɪ səˈdʒɛn ɪk/

adjective, Microbiology.
harboring a temperate virus as a prophage or plasmid.

lysogenic ly·so·gen·ic (lī’sə-jěn’ĭk)


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