actinophage
Any bacteriophage that infects bacteria of the order Actinomycetales.

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  • actinophage — A virus specific for actinomycetes. [actino(myces) + G. phago, to eat] * * * ac·tin·o·phage ak tin ə .fāj n a bacteriophage that develops in and lyses an actinomycete * * * ac·ti·no·phage (ak tinґo fāj) a virus that causes the lysis of… …   Medical dictionary

  • actinophage — ac·tin·o·phage …   English syllables

  • actinophage — akˈtinəˌfāj noun ( s) Etymology: actinomycete + phage : a phage that develops in and lyses an actinomycete compare bacteriophage …   Useful english dictionary

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