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phage

  

      n      short for       bacteriophage  


-phage  
      n combining form   indicating something that eats or consumes something specified  
bacteriophage     
     (from Greek -phagos; see phago-)  
  -phagous      adj combining form  
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bacteriophage  
      n   a virus that is parasitic in a bacterium and multiplies within its host, which is destroyed when the new viruses are released,   (Often shortened to)    phage         
  bacteriophagic      adj  
  bacteriophagous      adj  


phage         
      n      short for       bacteriophage  
-phage  
      n combining form   indicating something that eats or consumes something specified  
bacteriophage     
     (from Greek -phagos; see phago-)  
  -phagous      adj combining form  

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See also:

-phage, page, phag-, phagedena

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