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bacteriocin bac·te·ri·o·cin (bāk-tēr’ē-ə-sĭn’)
An antibacterial substance, such as colicin, produced by a strain of bacteria and harmful to another strain within the same family.


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  • Bacteriogenic

    bacteriogenic bacteriogenic bac·te·ri·o·gen·ic (bāk-tēr’ē-ə-jěn’ĭk) or bac·te·ri·og·e·nous (-ŏj’ə-nəs) adj. Caused by bacteria.

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