Definitions for lysogenicity

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  1. lysogeny, lysogenicity(noun)

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

    "when a phage infects a bacterium it can either destroy its host or be incorporated in the host genome in a state of lysogeny"

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