bacteriophagia

bac·te·ri·o·pha·gi·a

(bak-tēr'ē-ō-fā'jē-ă),
Lysis of bacteria by a bacteriophage.
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Twort,

Frederick W., English bacteriologist, 1877-1950.
Twort phenomenon - Synonym(s): Twort-d'Herelle phenomenon
Twort-d'Herelle phenomenon - the lysis of bacteria by bacteriophage. Synonym(s): bacteriophagia; d'Herelle phenomenon; Twort phenomenon
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