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noun 
  1. (context, microbiology, virology) A virus that is parasitic to bacteria.
Etymology: Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=phageton, , food, consumption, lang=grc) < (term, sc=polytonic, á, lang=grc) aorist of (term, sc=polytonic, á, lang=grc), (term, sc=polytonic, á, , to eat, to consume, lang=grc).


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