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Bacteriophage

Synonym(s)

  • bacterial virus
  • phages

Definition(s)

Viruses whose hosts are bacterial cells.

Definition from: MeSH via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

A virus that infects and lyses certain bacteria.

Definition from: NCI Thesaurus via Unified Medical Language SystemThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the National Library of Medicine

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: August 25, 2014