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[lahy-soj-uh-nee] /laɪˈsɒdʒ ə ni/

noun, Microbiology.
the state of being .
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

lysogeny ly·sog·e·ny (lī-sŏj’ə-nē)
The fusion of the nucleic acid of a bacteriophage with that of a host bacterium so that the potential exists for the newly integrated genetic material to be transmitted to daughter cells at each subsequent cell division.


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