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[kol-uh-feyj] /ˈkɒl əˌfeɪdʒ/

any bacteriophage that specifically infects the Escherichia coli bacterium.

coliphage co·li·phage (kō’lə-fāj’)
A bacteriophage with an affinity for a strain of Escherichia coli.


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