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lysogen

 [li´so-jen]
1. an antigen causing the formation of lysin; called also lysinogen.
2. an agent that causes lysis.

ly·so·gen

(lī'sō-jen),
1. That which is capable of inducing lysis.
2. A bacterium in the state of lysogeny.
3. Any antigen that stimulates lysin production.
[lysin + G. -gen, producing]

lysogen

/ly·so·gen/ (li´so-jen)
1. an agent that induces lysis.
3. a lysogenized bacterium.

lysogen

(lī′sə-jən)
n.
1. An agent capable of inducing lysis.
2. A bacterium in a state of lysogeny.

ly·so·gen

(lī'sō-jen)
1. That which is capable of inducing lysis.
2. A bacterium in the state of lysogeny.
[lysin + G. -gen, producing]

lysogenic bacterium

or

lysogen

a bacterium that carries a prophage of a temperate virus. see LYSOGENY.

lysogen

an antigen causing the formation of lysin; called also lysinogen.