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Synonyms of bacteriophage

Noun


1. bacteriophage, phage, virus

usage: a virus that is parasitic (reproduces itself) in bacteria; "phage uses the bacterium's machinery and energy to produce more phage until the bacterium is destroyed and phage is released to invade surrounding bacteria"

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