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bacteriophage

bac·te·ri·o·phage

bacteriophage

pronunciation:
baek ti ri fazh [or] baek ti ri faj
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part of speech: noun
definition: any virus that attacks and kills bacteria.
derivations: bacteriophagic (adj.), bacteriophagous (adj.)
Word Parts
The word bacteriophage contains the following part:
phag, -phage, -phagy Greek root that means eat