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tr.v. ly·sog·e·nized, ly·sog·e·niz·ing, ly·sog·e·niz·es
To make lysogenic.

ly·sog′e·ni·za′tion (-nĭ-zā′shən) n.
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(laɪˈsɒdʒəˌnaɪz) or


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(Microbiology) to make lysogenic
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(laɪˈsɒdʒ əˌnaɪz)

v.t. -nized, -niz•ing.
to make lysogenic.
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Verb1.lysogenize - become integrated into the genome of (a bacterium)
integrate - become one; become integrated; "The students at this school integrate immediately, despite their different backgrounds"
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