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phage



Pronunciation: (fāj), [key]
n.
bacteriophage.

-phage




a combining form meaning “a thing that devours,” used in the formation of compound words, esp. the names of phagocytes: macrophage. Also,-phag.Cf. phago-, -phagous, -phagy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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