Short for bacteriophage.
More example sentences
- Bacterial viruses are called phages, and phage therapy, while about a century old, is making a bit of a comeback, perhaps as a substitute for antibiotics.
- Research shows phages may help reduce Salmonella contamination on fresh-cut fruits
- Bacteriophages, or phages, infect bacteria in order to reproduce inside.
Definition of phage in:
- The British & World English dictionary