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LYSOGENIC

 Dictionary entry overview: What does lysogenic mean? 

LYSOGENIC (adjective)
  The adjective LYSOGENIC has 2 senses:

1. of or relating to lysogeny
2. capable of producing or undergoing lysis

  Familiarity information: LYSOGENIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LYSOGENIC (adjective)


Sense 1lysogenic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to lysogeny

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

lysogeny (the condition of a host bacterium that has incorporated a phage into its own genetic material)


Sense 2lysogenic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capable of producing or undergoing lysis

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

lysis ((biochemistry) dissolution or destruction of cells such as blood cells or bacteria)


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