Meaning of Bacteriophage

English: Bacteriophage
Hindi: जीवाणुभोजी, जीवाणुभक्षी
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

any of a group of viruses that infect specific bacteria, usually causing their disintegration or dissolution.

Definition: 2

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